Dining With Miss Lil: Congressman Adriano Espaillat’s Annual MLK Jr. Policy Breakfast

By Lil Nickelson

On Friday, January 12th, 2018 U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat representing NY’s 13th Congressional District, held his annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Policy Breakfast. Continue Reading →

MLK Now 2018 In Harlem

On Monday, January 15, 2018 (MLK Day) from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Blackout for Human Rights will host its 3rd Annual “MLK Now”, a free event celebrating the words and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue Reading →

David N. Dinkins Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By David Dinkins

I am thankful that each year begins anew with Dr. King’s birthday falling right at its dawning. It serves as a reminder of how far we have come and a renewal of our commitment to go the next mile with the new year ahead. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollywood Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Is Everyday

During the less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968, black folks achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America than the previous 350 years had produced. Continue Reading →