An unpopular King

We all have a moral obligation to speak truth to power, even in the midst of those who strive to maintain the status quo and suppress dissent.
By Dr. George B. Jackson | January 20, 2020

Celebrate the legacy of MLK at these 8 Charlotte events

A list of events leading up to Monday's day of remembrance for the civil rights icon.
By QCity Metro | January 15, 2020

Soledad O’Brien recalled King as ordinary man who got involved

Speaking to a capacity crowd at the Charlotte Convention Center, the broadcast journalist said the true greatness of King was his willingness to get involved in addressing the issues of his day.
By Glenn Burkins | January 21, 2019

13 Charlotte events celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. this week

Parades, panels and musical performances are a few of the activities kicking off on the reverend's birthday leading up to the day of national observance.
By Katrina Louis | January 15, 2019

Fifty Years After King

Fifty years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., we still celebrate his vision of a more just nation.
By Dr. George B. Jackson | January 15, 2018

12 Ways to Honor MLK’s Legacy

There are several events happening around the Qcity to celebrate and honor King's legacy.
By Michaela Duckett | January 12, 2018

‘God can triumph over Trump,’ says MLK daughter Bernice King

Speaking at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the youngest daughter of the slain civil rights leader told the audience not to give up hope and "Don't be afraid of who sits in the White House."
By Rich McKay, REUTERS | January 16, 2017

This Week in Charlotte (Jan. 16-20)

This week: The celebration of MLK's legacy continues. Charlotte Professional Networking Week kicks off. The Charlotte Hornets take on the Portland Trail Blazers and more.
By Michaela Duckett | January 16, 2017

No, the world is not coming to an end

What would Martin Luther King Jr. say about the quagmire of problems facing America today? His life and his determined struggle should offer us clues.
By Dr. George B. Jackson | January 5, 2017

Malcolm Graham to talk about forgiveness at MLK Breakfast

The former N.C. senator will talk about his “journey to forgiveness” following the murder of his sister, Cynthia Hurd, and 8 other church members at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC
By Glenn Burkins | January 4, 2016