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Vanilla Ice Booked for BET Selma Anniversary Concert

BET will be hosting a 50 year anniversary commemorative concert in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic march in Selma. And one not-so-relevant figure stands out like a big, sore, white, allegedly criminal thumb: Vanilla Ice.


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The Civil Rights Act Turns 50

On July 2, 1964, Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Acts. This legendary moment established equality under the law for all Americans.


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Reflecting on Progress, Obama Honors 50 Years of Civil Rights

Obama takes the podium on Thursday afternoon on the third and final day of a 50th anniversary summit that’s bringing four living presidents, civil rights leaders and cultural icons to the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.


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10 Little Known Facts About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

To celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday and prepare for MLK Day on Monday, here are 10 little known facts about Dr. King.


Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. waves to supporters Aug. 28, 1963 on the Mall in Washington, D.C., during the "March on Washington". King said the march was "the greatest demonstration of freedom in the history of the United States." (Photo credit:AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Celebrates 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

A list of ceremonies and events celebrating the 50th anniversary of The March on Washington.


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Martin Luther King Jr.: Civil Rights Icon

King, co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, was at the forefront of demonstrations like the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955.



Footage of A Young Kanye West In Elementary School Reciting An MLK Poem (Video)

On the week that we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., rare footage has been released of a elementary school aged [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kanye West[/lastfm] reciting an original poem he wrote for […]


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[Video] MLK Day Of Service

  Watch as PGC and our sister stations join Greater DC Cares to transform two area schools! We painted, cleaned and even got splinters in the process but there is no greater feeling then knowing these students […]



Sat; Sun MLK National Memorial Ceremony Postponed – Fri Still On

The impending downpour from Hurricane Irene has forced the postonement of Sunday’s dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr National Memorial in DC. Organizers of the event released a statement Thursday afternoon saying Friday’s events […]