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  • Music pioneer Logan Westbrook talks making it in the music industry

    Music pioneer Logan Westbrook talks making it in the music industry

  • DCAAHS 2nd annual banquet

    DCAAHS 2nd annual banquet

  • SLIDESHOW: "Be the Dream" Celebration at Mason Temple

    SLIDESHOW: "Be the Dream" Celebration at Mason Temple

    Sunday, February 2 2014 4:13 PM EST2014-02-02 21:13:48 GMT
    Everyone is invited to take part in the "Be the Dream" Celebration at The Mason Temple.

    Everyone is invited to take part in the "Be the Dream" Celebration at The Mason Temple.

  • Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' Speech

    Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' Speech

    Many will reflect on the life and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. this Monday, a holiday to honor America's most revered civil rights leader.
    Many will reflect on the life and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. this Monday, a holiday to honor America's most revered civil rights leader.
  • Martin Luther King 'Quote' Goes Viral on Facebook, Twitter

    Martin Luther King 'Quote' Goes Viral on Facebook, Twitter

    In the wake of the killing of Osama bin Laden, at least one inaccurate quote credited to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. made it around the cyber world via Facebook and Twitter before it was justly clarified.
    In the wake of the killing of Osama bin Laden, at least one inaccurate quote credited to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. made it around the cyber world via Facebook and Twitter before it was justly clarified.
  • New Material on Martin Luther Kings Assassin, His Time Spent in Shelby County Jail

    New Material on Martin Luther Kings Assassin, His Time Spent in Shelby County Jail

    LINK | New Material from MLK Assassin For nearly 43 years the question of whether James Earl Ray was the lone assassin of Dr. Martin Luther King has haunted the American psyche. Especially, since Ray himself never clearly...
    LINK | New Material from MLK Assassin For nearly 43 years the question of whether James Earl Ray was the lone assassin of Dr. Martin Luther King has haunted the American psyche. Especially, since Ray himself never clearly...
  • Keeping King's 'Dream' alive for next generation

    Keeping King's 'Dream' alive for next generation

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:27 PM EST2014-01-13 21:27:09 GMT
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous words from his historic "I have A Dream" speech delivered from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial 50 years ago have come to symbolize the hope of a people fighting for
    Memphis Central High School social studies teacher Mary McIntosh is making sure the lessons of history are never lost on her students, like Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech.
  • NCRM sings MLK's 'Dream' on 50th anniversary

    NCRM sings MLK's 'Dream' on 50th anniversary

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:27 PM EST2014-01-13 21:27:09 GMT
    The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis celebrated the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington with food and fellowship, hoping to keep Dr. King's dream alive by teaching through music.
    The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis celebrated the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington with food and fellowship, hoping to keep Dr. King's dream alive by teaching through music.
  • March on Washington 50th Anniversary

    March on Washington 50th Anniversary

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:27 PM EST2014-01-13 21:27:09 GMT
    Crowds trying to attend the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington encountered delays Wednesday.
    Crowds trying to attend the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington encountered delays Wednesday.
  • Many worried of low turnout for 'March on Washington' 50th

    Many worried of low turnout for 'March on Washington' 50th

    Monday, August 12 2013 9:01 PM EDT2013-08-13 01:01:28 GMT
    On Aug. 28 thousands from around the nation are expected to make the pilgrimage to the Lincoln Memorial to commemorate the famed "March on Washington."
    On Aug. 28 thousands from around the nation are expected to make the pilgrimage to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the famed "March on Washington." In Memphis organizers of a bus trip to the nation's capitol for the celebration are worried the turnout won't be as strong as the they hoped.
  • 100s Gather at the Civil Rights Museum to Remember Dr. King

    100s Gather at the Civil Rights Museum to Remember Dr. King

    "The Dreamer" made it possible for all of us to have the freedom to march to a different drum. That's why on the national holiday that pays homage to Dr. Martin Luther King's birth and legacy, it was the diversity of people,...
    "The Dreamer" made it possible for all of us to have the freedom to march to a different drum. That's why on the national holiday that pays homage to Dr. Martin Luther King's birth and legacy, it was the diversity of people,...
  • Obama Stresses Community Service on MLK Day

    Obama Stresses Community Service on MLK Day

    President Barack Obama honored the memory of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday by imploring the importance of service work as he helped students and volunteers at a Washington, D.C., school mentor program...
    President Barack Obama honored the memory of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday by imploring the importance of service work as he helped students and volunteers at a Washington, D.C., school mentor program...
  • Memorable Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

    Memorable Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

    On Monday, Americans celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. President Ronald Reagan proclaimed the third Monday of each January as the official holiday in 1983 -- 15 years after an assassin took the civil-rights leader's life...
    On Monday, Americans celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. President Ronald Reagan proclaimed the third Monday of each January as the official holiday in 1983 -- 15 years after an assassin took the civil-rights leader's life...
  • Grizzlies Day of Service for MLK Weekend

    Grizzlies Day of Service for MLK Weekend

    The Grizzlies kicked off the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday weekend with a Day of Service.
    The Grizzlies kicked off the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday weekend with a Day of Service.
  • Grizz Give Back in Honor of MLK

    Grizz Give Back in Honor of MLK

    The Grizzlies will hold a Day of Service in honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the Grand Lobby of FedExForum on Friday, Jan. 14 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Grizzlies Day of Service will support Feed the Children...
    The Grizzlies will hold a Day of Service in honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the Grand Lobby of FedExForum on Friday, Jan. 14 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Grizzlies Day of Service will support Feed the Children...
  • Grizzlies Name MLK Celebration Honorees

    Grizzlies Name MLK Celebration Honorees

    The Memphis Grizzlies will be hosting the Ninth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 17 when they play the Chicago Bulls. This year sports icon Willie Mays along with NBA Hall-of-Famers Willis Reed...
    The Memphis Grizzlies will be hosting the Ninth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 17 when they play the Chicago Bulls. This year sports icon Willie Mays along with NBA Hall-of-Famers Willis Reed...
  • Memphis Playwright to Debut on Broadway with The Mountaintop

    Memphis Playwright to Debut on Broadway with The Mountaintop

    With her Broadway debut set for later this week, a playwright from Memphis returned to the historic setting of her play. Set at the Lorraine Motel, the story is about the final moments of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King,...
    With her Broadway debut set for later this week, a playwright from Memphis returned to the historic setting of her play. Set at the Lorraine Motel, the story is about the final moments of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King,...
  • Memphians Celebrate MLK with Parade

    Memphians Celebrate MLK with Parade

    Monday's weather was picture perfect for the annual MLK day parade downtown. Organizers say there were about a thousand people in this year's parade. It started at Main and AW Willis ending at WC Handy Park on Beale Street....
    Monday's weather was picture perfect for the annual MLK day parade downtown. Organizers say there were about a thousand people in this year's parade. It started at Main and AW Willis ending at WC Handy Park on Beale Street....
  • A Day for Dr. King: Where Are We Now?

    A Day for Dr. King: Where Are We Now?

    On this Monday, we join the nation in celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. With the social and political climate of today's world, many are taking King's dream to heart to advance his legacy in a new...
    On this Monday, we join the nation in celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. With the social and political climate of today's world, many are taking King's dream to heart to advance his legacy in a new...
  • COGIC to Pay Tribute to Dr. King, Bishop Mason

    COGIC to Pay Tribute to Dr. King, Bishop Mason

    The Church of God in Christ will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther KING, Jr. and COGIC founder Bishop Charles E. Mason with a night of dialogue, inspiration and reflection. Dr. David Hall, CEO of COGIC Publishing, joins FOX13...
    The Church of God in Christ will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther KING, Jr. and COGIC founder Bishop Charles E. Mason with a night of dialogue, inspiration and reflection. Dr. David Hall, CEO of COGIC Publishing, joins FOX13...
  • Nation honors MLK on day of Obama inauguration

    Nation honors MLK on day of Obama inauguration

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:27 PM EST2014-01-13 21:27:10 GMT
    Commemorative events for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. slid seamlessly into celebrations of the swearing-in Monday of the nation's first black president.
    Commemorative events for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. slid seamlessly into celebrations of the swearing-in Monday of the nation's first black president, with many Americans moved by the reminder of how far the country has come since the 1960s.
  • Archived James Earl Ray footage digitized

    Archived James Earl Ray footage digitized

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:27 PM EST2014-01-13 21:27:09 GMT
    A tragic page of American History has comes back to life in grainy and haunting films clips. The Shelby County Sheriff has converted archived videotape of James Earl Ray' from 1968-69.
    A tragic page of American History has comes back to life in grainy and haunting films clips. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office has converted archived videotape of James Earl Ray's extradition, incarceration and prosecution.
  • Former sheriff recalls James Earl Ray's incarceration

    Former sheriff recalls James Earl Ray's incarceration

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:27 PM EST2014-01-13 21:27:09 GMT
    In 1968 the eyes of the world focused on Memphis after habitual criminal James Earl Ray was apprehended in London and was flown back to be charged with the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    In 1968 the eyes of the world focused on Memphis after habitual criminal James Earl Ray was apprehended in London and was flown back to be charged with the murder of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Remembering Dr. King 45 years later

    Remembering Dr. King 45 years later

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:27 PM EST2014-01-13 21:27:09 GMT
    Forty-five years after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his final speech in Memphis, civil rights leaders and others came together at the Mason Temple.
    Forty-five years ago on April 3, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his final speech in Memphis. He spoke out in support of striking sanitation workers, giving his famous "I've been to the Mountaintop" speech.
  • March planned to remember civil rights leader

    March planned to remember civil rights leader

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:27 PM EST2014-01-13 21:27:09 GMT
    City officials have dedicated a portion of Beale Street in memory of sanitation workers, whose strike brought the late Martin Luther King Jr. to the city where he was assassinated.
    City officials have dedicated a portion of Beale Street in memory of sanitation workers, whose strike brought the late Martin Luther King Jr. to the city where he was assassinated.
  • 45 years later, Dr. King's struggle continues

    45 years later, Dr. King's struggle continues

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:27 PM EST2014-01-13 21:27:09 GMT
    Even as the rain fell, marchers from across the country came together in step down Beale Street bound for the National Civil Rights Museum to observe the 45th anniversary of the death of Dr. King.
    Even as the rain fell, marchers from across the country came together in step down Beale Street bound for the National Civil Rights Museum to observe the 45th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Wreath laying in honor of Dr. King's legacy

    Wreath laying in honor of Dr. King's legacy

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:27 PM EST2014-01-13 21:27:09 GMT
    Thursday evening people from all over the Mid-South and the country gathered at the National Civil Rights Museum to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy.
    Thursday evening people from all over the Mid-South and the country gathered at the National Civil Rights Museum to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy.
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