Martin Luther King, Jr. giving his famous “I Have a Dream” speech at the at the 1963 March on Washington. (Wikimedia Commons)
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Martin Luther King: ‘I Have a Dream’ speech

NASHVILLE PRIDE — A young Baptist minister, Martin Luther King, Jr. rose to prominence in the 1950s as a spiritual leader of the burgeoning civil rights movement and president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SLCC). […read more]


Movie Review: ‘Selma’

  By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic R.I.P. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Your story has been told. Your legacy passed on. Your strategies for non-violent demonstrations shared. Your ability to change hearts, minds, and laws has been well-documented.  Selma, in the most inspiring way, relays Read More


A Glimmer of Hope

By Stephanie Jones NNPA Columnist Stephanie Jones In the midst of the anger and disappointment at the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, I sought a glimmer of hope and first found it, paradoxically, in the reaction to the Read More