Monday, January 21st Houstonians flooded the streets of downtown Houston to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Check out some photos from the Black Heritage Society’s 35th Annual “Original” MLK Parade.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (pictured center) may be the most-iconic African-American figure of all time. The clergyman, activist, and Civil Rights Movement leader managed to impact race relations during one of the most-turbulent periods in America. His tireless devotion to promoting racial equality via peaceful means stands as an indelible footprint in the annals of Black […]
Check out footage from the 2012 Black Heritage Society’s 34th Annual “Original” MLK Holiday Parade!
I had a great time this weekend attending some of the exciting MLK events! Me, Chile and Qui West were in the MLK Youth Parade and had a fantastic time! Check out the pictures!
Before he was a household name, Kanye West still knew how to command a crowd. READ MORE
After Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s assassination in 1968 many concerned parties began to campaign for a holiday celebrating his life and work on behalf of Civil Rights. Where Did Dr. King’s Dream Begin? After a bill was introduced to Congress to make King’s birthday, January 15th, a national holiday, private citizens took up the […]
HOUSTON AREA MLK CALENDAR OF EVENTS Friday, January 13, 2012 7:00 PM Black Heritage Society’s “MLK JR Mountain Top Awards and Ester King Memorial Gala” CWA Local Union Hall 1730 Jefferson Street, Houston, Texas 77003 – Reception, Banquet, Program/ Awards Ceremony – 2012 MLK Mountain Top Award to be presented to Jesse Owens – Click […]
In his remarks at The National Mall President Obama said, “For this day, we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s return to the National Mall. In this place, he will stand for all time, among monuments to those who fathered this nation and those who defended it; a black preacher with no official rank or […]
If you weren’t able to make it to Washington, D.C. for the dedication of the memorial to civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. CNN’s Josh Levs shows you how you can visit the memorial online. Read More
The Washington, DC Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation’s leadership today announced the ceremonial dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial will be held on Sunday, October 16. The Dedication program will begin at 9 a.m. in West Potomac Park. President Barack Obama, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, members of the […]
A rare and candid TV interview with Martin Luther King, Jr. – unseen in 40 years – is the centerpiece of this timely tribute, featuring exclusive interviews with such notables as Jesse Jackson, Rosa Parks and Colin Powell that provide fresh insight into the life and personality of the late civil rights leader. “When I […]