MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

22 Black Millennial And Gen Z Changemakers Shaping The Future

These changemakers are the embodiment of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream.
01/14/2022

MLK Holiday: Dr. Bernice King Explains Why Her Father’s Message of Love and Nonviolence Is Now More Important Than Ever

Observing what would have been her father’s 93rd birthday, the daughter of the late civil rights icon looks at the current social landscape and talks about why his work remains so relevant.
01/14/2022

Op-Ed: The Life, Love, And Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. And Coretta Scott King

Their relationship, family dynamic, and how it impacted MLK and his civil rights movement.
01/14/2022

Essay: Putting Martin Luther King’s Words Into Action To Defy Mental Health Injustices

The experience of a Black psychiatrist who went beyond her job to help a patient illustrates the structural racism that Dr. King spoke of many years ago.
01/14/2022

TRENDING TOPICS

‘You Can Tell I Have Swagger’: New NYC Mayor Eric Adams Gets Hilarious ‘SNL’ Treatment

"The city’s been suffering from what I like to call a swag-less existence," said the mayor played by Chris Redd.
01/16/2022

Former NFL Player Saousoalii ‘Junior’ Siavii Found Dead In Prison

He was awaiting trial on illegal firearms charges.
01/15/2022

FEATURED VIDEOS

CELEBRITIES

Kanye West Attends Daughter’s 4th Birthday Party Amid Family Drama

The rapper claimed in a viral video that the Kardashian family wouldn’t share the address.
01/16/2022

Meek Mill and Kevin Hart to Donate $15 Million to Philadelphia Schools

Money donated will focus on underserved families and covering school costs
01/15/2022

STYLE

Meet The Stylist Behind Danielle Brooks' Stunning Wedding Fashions

The bride wore a custom three-in-one Christian Siriano gown, along with a dress from a Black British designer.
01/14/2022

Vivica A. Fox Reveals Why She Needed To Start 2022 With A 10-Day Trip By Herself: ‘I Had No More Energy Left For Anyone’

Vivica A. Fox has vowed to live her best life in 2022! Find out what the star told the ladies of 'The Real' about love, life, and motherhood.
01/13/2022

NEWS

Black Women Aim At Making History In 2022 Midterm Elections

Particularly in the South, a large number of Black women have become front-runners for nominations for statewide office.
01/15/2022

Houston School District Fires Trustee For Racist Comments About Black Teachers

Scott Henry admitted he could have “spoken more eloquently.”
01/15/2022

BET SHOWS

LATEST ON BET.COM

Michelle Obama Is Fresh-Faced And Radiant In 58th Birthday Post

Forever FLOTUS showed off her dance moves in an adorable message.
01/17/2022

Houston Rapper Sad Frosty Dead At 24

The “ADHD Freestyle” artist was a rising star on the hip hop scene.
01/17/2022

Aaliyah’s Family Celebrates The Singer On What Would Have Been Her 43rd Birthday

“We will see you again.”
01/17/2022

Forbes’ ‘Top-Earning TikTok-ers 2022’ List Contains Zero Black Creators

The numbers aren’t adding up.
01/17/2022

Jamie Foxx Sings To Daughter During Private Concert In Dallas

The pair also went to the Dallas Cowboys’ playoff game.
01/17/2022

Rapper Wavy Navy Pooh Fatally Shot In Miami

He was only 28 years old.
01/17/2022

Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee Dies At 102

The veteran completed over 400 air combat missions.
01/17/2022

Opinion: To Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Biden Should Take Action To Protect Black Voters

Despite bringing up the filibuster, the president’s words mean nothing without action from him and the Democrats
01/17/2022

Exclusive Interview: Harry Belafonte, Discusses Social Justice, Voting Rights and Gathering for Justice

“It’s important to take the risk to say what you really believe,” says the living icon.
01/17/2022

MLK Films: 5 Films To Watch On Dr. Martin Luther King Day

Here is a quick round-up of some BET.com approved films to watch on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and ahead of Black History Month.
01/17/2022

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