In today's Tweet Beat, President George H.W. Bush and others remember what Martin Luther King Day is really about, Kelly Clarkson is having a girl and everyone is very excited about sequel of Life-Size.
Martin Luther King Day should be one of reflection and service, but for stores like the Gap, it's a chance to clean up with sales. This phenomenon isn't new, but it might say more about the desperation of the retail industry rather than American disregard of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy of tolerance and equal…
Kayla is a senior at Maria Carrillo High School in Santa Rosa, California. Last week, during an all-school assembly on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Kayla came out as a lesbian to her peers. Here is her courageous, inspiring speech.
Whether or not you're working today (we are!), here are some of the best readings and photos we've found to commemorate this day and the broader civil rights movement — as well as its contemporary relevance and ongoing work.