(Video) 3 Shot, 5 Injured At Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial In Miami

3 people shot, 5 injured during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park. Miami-Dade Police responded to the shooting just before 4 p.m. Three people were transported to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital. One of those three were taken to the trauma unit.


(Video) Martin Luther King Jr.’s Son Says His Father Would Have Challenged Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump

Martin Luther King Jr.’s son is now speaking out on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. He says if his father was still alive, he would not be happy with the way things are today as far as presidential candidates go.


J. Cole, Chris Rock, Michael B. Jordan + More To Headline MLK Jr. Event In NYC

Blackout for Human Rights will be hosting “MLK Now” on MLK day, a special event to celebrate and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and explore how his message and vision continue to resonate in today’s racial, social and political landscape. The event will feature some of MLK’s historic speeches, performed by notable names like Chris Rock, J. Cole, Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, Anika Noni Rose, Tessa Thompson and many more. The event is happening Monday, January 18 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Riverside Church (South Hall) in NYC. It’s free for all, but you must register for tickets here. This is such a great way to honor MLK’s legacy!


SHAKING MY HEAD: White Man Casted To Play Martin Luther King, Jr. In A Play

WELP, this is different. Kent State University in Ohio has been casting for a play about Martin Luther King Jr.’s life they’re calling “The Mountaintop.” However, their version is a tad bit different from what we’re used to seeing. They casted a white man to star as the leading role. A white MLK? Ummm….


(Audio) Never Heard Before Audio Of MLK’s ‘I Have A Dream Speech’ Found In A High School

Almost a year before, Martin Luther King Jr. made is famous ‘I Have A Dream’ speech in front of thousands of people in Washington, DC in 1963, he had already given it once before to a smaller crowd in a high school gymnasium. For decades, it was considered a rumor that he previewed the speech at Rocky Mount High School on Nov. 27, 1962, however a shocking discovery in the library of the school, proved this to be true. Author and English professor, Jason Miller found the recordings while doing research on Dr. King and his use of Langston Hughes poetry in his speeches. Miller came across the speech in a box labeled ‘Martin Luther King Jr.’. Inside the box was a tape with a note saying “Please do not erase.” Read more below.


(Photo) Mike Epps Posts A Racist Photo To Celebrate MLK And Slavery

Mike Epps Posts A Racist Photo To Celebrate MLK And Slavery Star of many American made films that are considered classics of today ,Mike Epps got a lesson in racism on Instagram AND Twitter. The comedic actor got blasted HARD on social media for posting a photo of a black man whipping white slaves. CLICK READ MORE FOR THE PHOTO AND DETAILS !


(Video) This Is Dope! Check Out 12-Year-Old Kanye West Reciting A Martin Luther King, Jr. Poem

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Kim Kardashian posted up a vintage video of her hubby, Kanye West, reciting an MLK poem back in 1990 when he was only 12-years-old in middle school! (It’s hilarious because he still has a similar voice, just deeper now.) She captioned the YouTube link via her Twitter page, “I wish I posted this yesterday! How cute is my baby!!!!!!! #MLK” Absolutely adorable and super classic. Check out the vid of Yeezy giving praise to MLK when he was a tiny tot below.


(Photos) Seattle Seahawks FAIL at Twitter Tribute to MLK

Fresh off the NFC Championship win it’s understandable anyone in Seattle’s camp is feeling hype…but this one most say crossed the line. Internet backlash hit (even after) the swift take-back from a Seattle Seahawks FAIL at Twitter Tribute to MLK (SMH)!


(Video) MTV Will Be Honoring MLK Day With This Powerful Approach

As we all celebrate the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 19th, MTV is sparking the discussion of race through out their programming in a unique way, tomorrow.


(Photos) The New Yorker Previews MLK, Brooklyn Cop, Garner, Trayvon Cover

Just released was a preview of next week’s MLK holiday cover for the iconic New Yorker magazine, already stirring up controversy. Hitting the newsstands will be epic cover art as The New Yorker Previews MLK, Brooklyn Cop, Garner, Trayvon Cover linking arm in arm, a la the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery.


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