The third of four King children, the 62-year-old died from prostate cancer at his home in Malibu, Calif., according to the King Center, where he served as chairman.
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter says the world urgently needs to study and adopt her father's philosophy of nonviolence to avoid self-destruction. The Rev. Bernice King used an address Thursday to announce events for the upcoming holiday in honor of her father to warn that humanity was at a critical juncture.
Former President Jimmy Carter and fellow Georgian Martin Luther King Jr. never met during all their time in Atlanta. But the Rev. Bernice King tells The Associated Press that Carter has been a “courageous” and “principled” figure who built on her father’s work, advancing the King family's vision of racial equality and human rights.
Atlanta has a new monument and garden celebrating and honoring the legacy of civil rights activist Coretta Scott King. The Coretta Scott King Peace and Meditation Garden and monument were dedicated on Thursday, which would have been her 96th birthday.
We've heard about Rosa Parks and her crucial role in the Montgomery bus boycott. But Parks was just one of many women who organized for years. In this episode, those women tell their own story.
The CEO of the King Center in Atlanta says she hopes to spur progress during this year's observances of Martin Luther King Jr. Day by helping more Americans personalize the struggle for racial equity and harmony. Bernice King is the daughter of the late civil rights icon. The weekend's events include a civil rights training summit for youth and adults.
Coretta Scott King was not just the wife of the late civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. She was also an accomplished activist in her own right....
This years marks the 150 th anniversary of the oldest Jewish congregation in Atlanta – the Temple, which was founded in 1867. The congregation was made...