Just days after calling Haiti and all of Africa “shithole countries” and saying he doesn’t want people from there in America, how exactly did our very racist president spend Martin Luther King Day? According to the Washington Post, he did not attend a memorial event honoring the civil rights leader. Instead, Trump…
Today, President-elect Donald Trump met Martin Luther King III—one of Martin Luther King Jr.’s sons—at Trump Tower. And according to King, the meeting was “constructive.”
After attacking civil rights hero Rep. John Lewis on Twitter on MLK weekend, Donald Trump is supposed to meet with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s son, Martin Luther King III, on Monday in New York, so says a tweet from incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer.
In New York City on Monday afternoon, a staggering lineup of performers gathered at Riverside Church in Morningside Heights to pay homage to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The #MLKNow program featured, among others, Chris Rock on fire as James Baldwin, and Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda reading as King himself.
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.
Today, a blog run by a "street style star" featured an interview with a Russian socialite with just about the worst accompanying imagery possible: said socialite perched, carefree and barefoot, on a chair comprised of a bound black woman. Is it me, or is Martin Luther King Day fuckery especially rampant this year?
This year, former Alaska governor and current idiot whisk Sarah Palin has opted to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr Day by embarrassing white people everywhere and imploring the President to "stop playing the race card."
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…
A "Freedom 2 Twerk" party in Michigan has been canceled after the venue owner saw the flyer for the event, which featured an image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wearing a gold medallion and flashing a gang sign.
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.