The March on Washington of 1963 is remembered most for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. It was a crowning moment for the long-term civil rights activism of what is sometimes referred to as the "Black Church." In the decades before and after 1963, Black churches and denominations have had diverse priorities and political approaches.
A celebration of life service at Ebenezer Baptist Church wrapped five days of memorial events in remembrance of Dr. Christine King Farris, the older sister and last living sibling of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. .
Andrew Young, one of the last surviving members of Martin Luther King Jr.'s inner circle, recalls the journey to the signing of the Voting Rights Act as an arduous one, often marked by violence and bloodshed. Now 91, Young says voting rights have always been the vehicle for equality and notes that progress has never happened in a straight line.
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.
Newly reelected Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia is promising to use his first full term to cut deals where possible with Republicans and deliver for his home state. But he's also taking on a new role as an unapologetic supporter of President Joe Biden.
Monday on Political Rewind: As we remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy today, our special panel will ask if we're living his dream in the modern day. Plus we discuss President Biden's visit to Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. served as a pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta until his assassination.
In honor of the 2023 Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, President Joe Biden and Sen. Raphael Warnock delivered messages of unity from MLK's historic pulpit at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta.
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.
Georgia Sen.-elect Raphael Warnock took to the pulpit at Martin Luther King Jr.'s spiritual home for a sermon honoring the civil rights icon and calling for his work to continue.
This week, Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta will host the ‘Ending Mass Incarceration’ Conference.
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