Martin Luther King Jr.

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Advocates call for Supreme Court reform during NC stop of ‘Just Majority’ campaign

BY: - June 14, 2023

Reverend Al Sharpton, Martin Luther King III and his wife, and Kermit Roosevelt visit North Carolina to discuss judicial reform and address the pending Students for Fair Admissions vs. University of North Carolina case.


On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no one should settle for ‘a piece of freedom’

BY: - January 16, 2023

Some historians mark the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s murder as the end of the civil rights movement. Over an arc of 14 years — from the 1954 Brown Decision to King’s death in 1968 — the nation attempted to address its racial caste system. The same nation that launched a war on hunger and […]


Veteran journalist: Why we should heed MLK’s message to “be an agitator”

BY: - January 22, 2019

In case you missed it, there was an on-the-money commentary posted over the weekend by longtime NC Policy Watch friend and all-around great American journalist, Hedrick Smith about Martin Luther King, Jr. Smith, who covered King during his lifetime and who later went on to serve as the Washington bureau chief for the New York […]

Anita Hill: #MeToo movement breathing life into MLK strategy for inclusiveness

BY: - January 11, 2019

Everyone always asks Anita Hill if she knew in 1991 what she knows now, would she testify again about her allegations of sexual harassment by Judge Clarence Thomas? “The answer is always yes,” she told a crowd Thursday night at Elon University. “This is not the life I had thought I was going to have, […]