Whose Neighborhood Should Get a Street Named for M.L.K.?

Whose Neighborhood Should Get a Street Named for M.L.Okay.?

Mr. Lucas stated he leaned towards giving the title to a road the place white folks are likely to enterprise extra usually, as a result of it may have a larger affect there. “There’s something to be said for the fact that you need to make sure the entire community honors it, instead of saying, […]

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

Welcome to the weekend. Is it spring but? Doesn’t appear to be it from the place I’m sitting. If it’s nonetheless too chilly (moist, darkish, snowy) for a morning stroll, no worries. We’ve acquired tales for you. Some are severe (about ISIS and personal prisons) some are much less so (imagining journey in Wakanda and […]

Memphis Rally Embodies Dr. King’s Activist Spirit

Memphis Rally Embodies Dr. King’s Activist Spirit

Photo A crowd gathered on Wednesday on the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in Memphis. Credit Tamir Kalifa for The New York Times For full protection of the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination, click on here. MEMPHIS — Thousands of individuals gathered within the streets right here on […]

The Last Year of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Life, According to The Times

The Last Year of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Life, According to The Times

The Montgomery bus boycotts. The marchers at Selma. The “I Have a Dream” speech. From the second he emerged as a civil rights icon through the mid-1950s via the mid-1960s, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led a motion whose profitable protests at the moment are shorthand for his or her period. He made […]

Opinion

Opinion

Unfortunately, the court docket’s conservative majority has severely weakened the protections the regulation was supposed to offer. The greatest blow got here in a 2013 choice, Shelby County v. Holder. In that case, the 5 conservative justices, led by Chief Justice John Roberts Jr., gutted the guts of the act, which recognized a number of […]

What’s on TV Monday: ‘King in the Wilderness’ and ‘The Good Karma Hospital’

What’s on TV Monday: ‘King in the Wilderness’ and ‘The Good Karma Hospital’

Photo The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., proper, as seen in “King in the Wilderness.” Credit Underwood Archives/The Image Works/HBO “King in the Wilderness” seems at a lesser-known facet of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life. And “The Good Karma Hospital” returns on Acorn TV. What’s on TV KING IN THE WILDERNESS […]

Seeing Martin Luther King Jr. in a New Light

Seeing Martin Luther King Jr. in a New Light

Turning to the ultimate chapters of King’s life, HBO’s “King in the Wilderness,” airing on April 2, presents a picture of King that may be acquainted to lecturers and leftist activists however unrecognizable to many Americans. The filmmakers pulled a whole lot of reports accounts from 1968-2014 about King, mentioned Peter Kunhardt, the director. In […]

Opinion

Opinion

Dr. King passionately believed dedication to God is a dedication to bettering humanity, that the religious practices of prayer and worship should be translated into concern for the poor and susceptible. Dr. King would need us to dwell his particular religion: work to defeat racism, converse out in principled opposition to warfare and fight poverty […]