MLK

Salute to Greatness Awards Gala 2019
(Photo Credit: The King Center)
Maria Boynton
January 21, 2019 - 1:22 pm
If he were alive today, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would be 90 years old. His sister Dr. Christine King Farris, is 91. When I spoke with her following the Dream Forward Awards, her eyes glistened when I asked about MLK. Christine King Farris talks about brother Martin Luther King Jr. The Dream...
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Courtesy Geneley Childress/Flatline Cinema
April 04, 2018 - 6:02 pm
It's been 50 years since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. There was great sorrow, anger, and dismay from American’s of all creeds, especially the African-American community. 50 years after King’s assassination, King’s advocacy is still...
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Maria Boynton
March 02, 2018 - 3:52 pm
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is partnering with the organization Love Beyond Walls to launch "Map 18" or the March against Poverty 2018. The Center will serve as the kickoff location Saturday, March 3, 2018, when Love Beyond Walls founder and Executive Director Terence Lester sets off on...
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(Photo by Andre Chung/MCT/Sipa USA)
February 23, 2018 - 11:39 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — As the 50th anniversary of her father’s assassination approaches, the daughter of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. said Thursday that limiting access to guns is long overdue. The Rev. Bernice King, speaking at The King Center in Atlanta, offered condolences to the families of...
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(Photo Credit: Lericia Harris / Entercom Atlanta)
Lericia Harris
February 23, 2018 - 12:02 pm
Together we win with love for humanity - #MLK50FORWARD Atlanta --- “It’s a re-visitation for me because as you can imagine - I didn’t have any earthly idea as to what was going on April 4th (1968).” Those words from Dr. Bernice King who was just a preschooler when her father was assassinated. Now...
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