Clara Ester recounts the chain of events leading up to the 1968 assassination of a Civil Rights icon
“What happened? What happened to our people Huey?”
If Martin Luther King were alive today, what would he say?
Dr. Martin Luther King’s popularity has surged this year—not just because of the yearly festival of remembering him on his birthday, nor the implications of his legacy on the Black Lives Matter Movement—but because his words and image are misconstrued for a variety of purposes.
The Super Bowl is a yearly fete known in more contemporary times for its advertisements and half-time shows.
This year drew online outrage with the use of Civil Rights icon, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to market automobiles. Ironically, he vehemently expressed dissent from dominant culture’s promotion of materialism.
Located in the Sweet Alburn district of Atlanta, the landmark consists of King’s birthplace, the church in which he was baptized and a member, as well as he and his wife’s memorial site.
Harlem, Ny. — Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of activist Erica Garner on Monday, January 8. Garner, a 27-year-old-mother-of-two and social activist suffered an asthma attack that triggered a massive heart attack.
Garner threw herself into activism after her father, Eric Garner, died at the hands of New York police officers.