Thu., April 4, 2013 9:00am
A spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. John Lewis says the civil rights icon is to receive the Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage Thursday from Georgia Tech. The ceremony is taking place on the 45th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Tue., April 2, 2013 10:06am
The King Center and the National Park Service are teaming up April 4 to remember the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. The King Center also will host an event to launch its 50 days of nonviolence campaign for young people.
Thu., March 28, 2013 9:02am
The family of Martin Luther King Jr. has refused to allow the organization that led the effort to build his monument on the National Mall to continue using his name.
Mon., January 21, 2013 4:16pm
The King Center in Atlanta celebrated the life and work of Martin Luther King Junior Monday. The Reverend Samuel Rodriguez delivered the keynote speech.
Wed., June 6, 2012 6:00am
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has named the Sweet Auburn Historic District in Atlanta to its list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.
Fri., April 20, 2012 7:00pm
A nephew of famed civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will no longer lead the Southern Christian Leadership Conference that his uncle co-founded.
Mon., January 16, 2012 5:44pm
A packed house remembered Martin Luther King Jr. Monday at the Atlanta church where he preached his message of justice and civil rights. Led by his older sister and his daughter, the service mixed spiritual messages with political ones in celebrating the icon who would’ve turned 83 Sunday. The key message was that there’s still work to do.
Mon., January 17, 2011 5:45pm
As the state celebrates the Martin Luther King Junior holiday, some Georgia lawmakers want to establish a board to honor the slain civil rights leader in his home state.
Fri., January 14, 2011 10:08am
Some school districts plan to make up for missed school days on Monday's federal holiday. They claim not to have much choice in the matter, but civil rights leaders are angry.
Thu., March 11, 2010 9:04am
The heirs of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. have agreed to dismiss most of