A coalition of inmates in 10 of the state’s prisons are protesting brutal living conditions, lack of parole and not being paid for their labor.
At other events on what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.'s 89th birthday, his children passionately decry President Trump's disparaging remarks about African countries.
On a 1957 trip to Ghana in connection with its independence from Britain, King and his wife, Coretta, learned the sordid story of colonial oppression.
The first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday of Donald Trump's presidency is taking place amid a controversy of his own making.
A new coalition forms to advance the civil rights leader's call for “a radical redistribution of economic and political power.”
Isaac Newton Farris Sr. was a founding member of The Martin Luther King Center for Nonviolent Social Change.
The Public Broadcasting System star refers to a "consensual relationship" and vows to fight back.