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Twitter Debates Backlash Over New MLK Statue ‘The Embrace’

The uniquely designed artwork depicts only the couple’s arms and hands in a warm embrace.

History Alive! Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: The Last Five Years

Historian John W. McCaskill and the Smithsonian NMAAHC take us through the final years of Dr. King's work in a special video.

The 15 Year Battle for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

It took monumental effort to bring about the celebration we all know today, but Dr. King's widow, Coretta Scott King had some powerful allies.

Looking Back At Martin Luther King’s ‘The Other America’ Speech At Stanford – Why It’s Still Relevant

David Lai

‘The Embrace:’ A Uniquely Designed Statue Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King Unveiled

The artist, Hank Willis Thomas, captures an iconic image of the couple.

Here Are 5 New Books You Should Read in November

This month's new books include one about the history of hip hop and another about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the iconic speech.

Julia Roberts’ Birth Was Paid By Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King

Roberts' family became friends with the civil rights leaders after letting their daughters attend their acting school.

Rare MLK Letter Where He Discusses Use Of N-Word On Sale For $95K

The letter was written in 1966 to a recipient named William A. Bennett.

Rev. Jesse Jackson Returns To Memphis On The Anniversary Of MLK’s Assassination

Dr. King was killed 54 years ago yesterday.

Women’s History Month: 5 Things You May Not Know About Coretta Scott King

The wife of Martin Luther King Jr. was a crusader and champion of human rights worldwide.