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The photojournalist Benjamin Fernandez captured images of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the fervor of the era’s protest movements.

@SenKamala Harris Harris: In the middle of the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for racial justice and economic justice. #BlackHistoryMonth 

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The daughters of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X call themselves sister-friends, joined by their fathers’ legacies. @MSNBC’s Trymaine Lee spoke with the pair about their unique bond, racism in America, and the fight for justice in America today.

@SenKamala Harris Harris: In the middle of the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for racial justice and economic justice. #BlackHistoryMonth 

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"The Blues tell the story of life's difficulties, and if you think for a moment, you will realize that they take the hardest realities of life and put them into music, only to come out with some new hope or sense of triumph." Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

This year’s theme, “Bending the Arc: Celebrating Catalysts for Change,” is inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who once said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.”

The Louisville Riots of 1968 after Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination were compared to those that broke out in 2020 after the death of Breonna Taylor.

The daughters of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X call themselves sister-friends, joined by their fathers’ legacies. @MSNBC’s Trymaine Lee spoke with the pair about their unique bond, racism in America, and the fight for justice in America today.

After she learned that some kids seem to know little about the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., this DeKalb woman recorded her own hip-hop single and video focused on the civil rights movement and MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech to help them learn 💯

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would have been 92 today. In his honor, let’s commit to fighting for the very best of who we are so that we can one day live up to the ideals of dignity and justice for all.

Heading into the weekend with these inspiring words by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in mind, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

If anyone had a right to question whether our democracy was worth redeeming, it was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Because in the face of billy clubs and lynchings, poll taxes and literacy tests, he never gave in to violence, never waved a traitorous flag or gave up on our country.

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“Call it democracy, or call it democratic socialism, but there must be a better distribution of wealth within this country for all of God's children.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nichelle Nichols almost left Star Trek after Season One. Why'd she stay? Because a fan of the show told Nichols she was the only Black actor on TV in a role worth having, and she was a role model to his children. That fan? Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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The NFL tweeting about what happened with George Floyd is the equivalent of when the CIA recognizes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday. Loved him so much y’all helped to kill him. Get outta here with the bullshit.

Today, it was my great honor to proclaim January 15, 2018, as Martin Luther King Jr., Federal Holiday. I encourage all Americans to observe this day with appropriate civic, community, and service activities in honor of Dr. King's life and legacy.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was murdered by white supremacy. That’s it. That’s the tweet.

Today we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for standing up for the self-evident truth Americans hold so dear, that no matter what the color of our skin or the place of our birth, we are all created equal by God. #MLKDay 

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy ." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. #NationalWalkoutDay 

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