Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - A Monumental Life

Presented by

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

12:10 PM, Jun 24, 2011

From The King Center:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a vital figure of the modern era. His lectures and dialogues stirred the concern and sparked the conscience of a generation. The movements and marches he led brought significant changes in the fabric of American life through his courage and selfless devotion. This devotion gave direction to thirteen years of civil rights activities. His charismatic leadership inspired men and women, young and old, in this nation and around the world.

Dr. King's concept of "somebodiness," which symbolized the celebration of human worth and the conquest of subjugation, gave black and poor people hope and a sense of dignity.

READ: Full Biography

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial

12:19 PM, Jun 24, 2011

The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial is scheduled to be dedicated August 28, 2011.

As seen on 9NEWS NOW, you can donate to help finance the MLK Memorial Foundation project.



45 Of The Most Iconic Photos From The Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On 45th Anniversary of Assasination

45 Of The Most Iconic Photos From The Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On 45th Anniversary of Assasination

10:29 AM, Apr 4, 2013

5 Arrested in Charles Walker's Murder in Prince George's County; Derryck Green, Jermani Whitner, Glenn Leach, Tayvon Williams and Kevin J. Smith all charged with 1st degree murder

Five people have been arrested in the murder of a 15-year-old in Prince George's County, police said. 

5:52 PM, Feb 20, 2013

SeaWorld Suspends Killer Whale Shows After Trainer's Death

A whale attacked and killed a trainer inside Shamu Stadium at SeaWorld Orlando on Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

9:52 AM, Feb 25, 2010

Vernon Bunch Of DC Sentenced To 37 Years For Hitting Victims With Crowbar, Robbing Them

A D.C. man was sentenced to more than 37 years for breaking into a home, then beating and robbing the three residents.

6:00 PM, Jun 7, 2012

Midwife Charged In Breech Baby's Death

The baby's 43-year-old-mother chose to have a home birth instead of a c-section in the hospital.

9:29 PM, Apr 19, 2011

Jason Fauble of Frederick, Md. Sentenced To 27 Years For Arsons

A judge in Frederick has sentenced a man to 27 years in prison for setting a string of residential fires last year.

8:47 PM, Aug 7, 2012

Robin Thicke's topless-women video inspired by magazine

Where did Robin Thicke get the idea for 'Blurred Lines' topless-women video? From a magazine that features lots of pictures of naked women.

10:21 PM, Sep 9, 2013

Shi'dea Lane, Woman Punched By Cleveland RTA Bus Driver Artis Hughes, Speaks Out

It was the uppercut that went viral on the Internet: an RTA bus driver punched a woman in the face.

10:14 AM, Oct 25, 2012
right left