Bernice King (l) Josh Mandel (c) Dr Martin Luther King Jr (r)

‘I encourage you to study my father’: MLK’s daughter blasts far-right Republican who invoked her father in pro-gun, anti-critical race theory campaign ad

‘Imagine telling MLK’s daughter to study his history better.’

On Apr 6, 2022 by Claire Goforth

a gavel hitting a wooden platform that looks like the confederate flag

‘Disgusting’: Arizona politician blasted for retweeting call to ‘celebrate’ Confederate generals on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Arizona wasn’t part of the Confederacy.

On Jan 17, 2022 by Claire Goforth

Kamala Harris and Martin Luther King Jr.

Did Kamala Harris steal her ‘Fweedom’ tale from MLK?

Harris has yet to publicly comment on plagiarism allegations.

On Jan 5, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

Martin Luther King Jr. and Kendall Jenner from a Pepsi commercial.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter delivers ice-cold response to Pepsi ad

You know you’ve messed up when a member of the King family comes for you.

On Apr 5, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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Maine governor’s comment on Rep. John Lewis recalls a 20-year-old ‘Mr. Show’ sketch

Palm meet face.

On Jan 18, 2017 by Audra Schroeder

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Rob Schneider condescends to Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights icon, about MLK

This did not go well.

On Jan 16, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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Why is Google Maps insisting that businesses are closed for Robert E. Lee’s birthday?

Google Maps attributes today to Robert E. Lee over Martin Luther King Jr. in 3 states.

On Jan 16, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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6 iconic Martin Luther King Jr. speeches you should stream today

‘I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality.’

On Jan 16, 2017 by Amrita Khalid

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Donald Trump rips Congressman John Lewis on Twitter after his legitimacy was questioned

On the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, no less.

On Jan 14, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘A Better Tomorrow’ sums up a post-Ferguson world

The legendary hip-hop group is as sharp as ever.

On Dec 9, 2014 by Miles Klee

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What Piers Morgan doesn’t understand about the ‘N-word’

There’s a reason the backlash against Piers Morgan’s Daily Mail op-ed vent viral: It’s the worst kind of allyship.

On Nov 11, 2014 by Olivia A. Cole

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5 reasons ‘Older White Guy Appreciation Day’ is the dumbest idea ever

White men have enough holidays as it is.

On Nov 4, 2014 by Chris Osterndorf

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Joe Mande is once again retweeting MLK Day brand fails

Mande’s become our guide for the worst brand fails, and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s day of remembrance has plenty of material. 

On Jan 20, 2014 by Audra Schroeder

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The NSA spied on Muhammad Ali and Martin Luther King

According to newly declassified documents, the NSA spied celebrities and politicins who opposed the Vietnam War.

On Sep 26, 2013 by Joe Kloc

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RIP, Fred Shuttlesworth

Quotes, videos, and photos shared online give depth and meaning to the observance of a civil-rights activist’s passing.

On Oct 5, 2011 by Fernando Alfonso III

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