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The Atlantic Magazine Commemorates the Life and Works of Martin Luther King Jr.


By Shawn Stuldivant, Editor in Chief | Earlier last month The Atlantic Magazine released an online launch of KING—its new magazine edition commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. The issue provides a lens over King’s life from student to activist, while also delving into the three themes of afflictions (aka the three evils) …

‘Selma’ Cast, Oprah, and others March in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.


Oprah Winfrey and the team behind the film “Selma” took their star power to Alabama Sunday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Winfrey, the film’s director Ava DuVernay, its castmembers David Oyelowo and Common, and the producers behind the movie joined local residents in the city of Selma for a massive march. Common and John ...

The 30 & Over Project – Where is Your Activism?


Recently, the MLK Memorial was unveiled in Washington, D.C., paying commemoration to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Great American Icon who stood for peace; not just for African Americans, but for all.  Given all of the latest rhetoric regarding social and community justice and who should be responsible for the Black community ...