“I Have A Dream”

Many Say Education of King’s Life, Legacy Remains Critical for Young People

Brainly, the world’s largest online learning platform, recently surveyed more than 1,700 U.S. students to understand better what they know – and don’t know – about Dr. King, his life, and his legacy. It turns out; the answer is not much. According to the data, 63 percent of U.S. students incorrectly identified Dr. King’s accomplishments or were not aware of some of the most important things he did to contribute to America’s Civil Rights Movement. 


The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) exhibition “The Forgotten” wall, an addition to the BHERC “Say Their Name” exhibition in Los Angeles, CA., are 57 names of Black men and women identified by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) that succumbed to racial violence between 1952 to 1968. The addition compliments the original special collection of names researched and first installed over the 2020 Independence Day weekend that is presented as a sobering memorial display of 41 individual markers of the names of men and women in memoriam who were killed by police violence in more recent times. 

NAACP Announces Virtual March on Washington to Channel Momentum for Police Accountability and Voter Mobilization

The virtual march — which will bring forward a bold National Black agenda — will take place on August 28th, 2020, the 57th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech. Accompanying virtual events with music performances and keynote speakers will also take place on the nights of August 27th and 28th.  

The Power of Black History Month

Another February is has come to a close and, as an African-American keenly aware that it is Black History Month, I experience no small amount of disillusionment about how this country and even the African American community have opted for what I view as a narrow focus, forfeiting the opportunity to make the month one with messages that empower and mobilize for continued struggle.

The Memorial Foundation Launches Campaign To Honor The Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And His Inspiring, Landmark Speech; I Have A Dream

On the 52nd anniversary of the famous “I Have a Dream” speech and the March on Washington, The Memorial Foundation, the builders of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall is proud the launch an inspiring campaign entitled, Celebrate the Dream…Share the Dream, which will cover a 90 day period. This unique digital social media campaign will allow anyone based in the U.S. and around the globe to share their thoughts and reflections about Dr. King, the March on Washington and one of the world’s most powerful and inspiring speech. This engaging campaign will allow many to