Eighty-five years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. was born. On Monday, the nation pauses to honor the civil rights leader’s legacy. Baltimore is celebrating in a big way.
A new play exploring the life of artist and civil rights activist Paul Robeson is opening at Washington’s Arena Stage.
The NAACP has selected a former House of Representatives clerk as an interim president and CEO while the organization seeks a new leader.
Just as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led the Montgomery Bus Boycott at age 26, and Rep. John Lewis helped to lead freedom rides at 23, young Americans are not letting age get in the way as they seek more than a contributing role in the push for social reform.
Signs designating a highway in Gadsden as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Parkway are set to be unveiled next month. And a late Baltimore Civil Rights leader will be among those honored.
A place in Baltimore-area civil rights is memorialized. It’s been 50 years since the desegregation of Gwynn Oak Park in Woodlawn.
A Memphis motel where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 45 years ago has been transported to the city where the civil rights hero led his March on Washington.
The former civil rights director for Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler is turning himself in to serve 10 days in jail for violating his probation in a 2010 drunken driving case.
Three Maryland lawyers are being honored for their prosecution of a tobacco farmer who was charged in the death of a Baltimore waitress 50 years ago.
President Barack Obama and congressional leaders unveiled a full-length statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks in the Capitol Wednesday, paying tribute to a figure whose name became synonymous with courage in the face of injustice.
Remembering a civil rights leader. Reverend Vernon Dobson has passed away.
It’s a day marked by music, dancing and crowds of people to honor the life of one man: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.