When King came up against Chicago racism

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. and his Southern Christian Leadership Conference took on a new challenge: expose and overcome racial discrimination in Chicago. Here, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation, explains the backdrop to this new struggle of the civil rights movement and tells the story of a challenge to…

The Colossal Fraud of Alveda King.

I think it is incredibly sad and pathetic how Alveda King, niece of Martin Luther King Jr., trades on his name while fighting against everything he stood for. Where he was an advocate for justice and equality, she has been an enemy of it. At a 1997 protest rally against a bill to extend civil…