Yolanda Renee King to Congress: “What is your plan” to combat gun violence?
Youth Activist and sole granddaughter of Martin Luther King Jr., Yolanda Renee King, joins CNN’s Poppy Harlow to discuss the fight against gun violence in America.
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King family: ‘Difficult decision’ to attend Biden’s voting rights speech
Martin Luther King III and his wife Arndrea Waters King acknowledged Tuesday that it was a “difficult decision” for them to attend President Joe Biden’s upcoming speech on voting rights,…
I set out to photograph 21 women voting rights activists. Here’s what they taught me.
Growing up in Tallahassee, humanitarian Arndrea Waters King, president of the Drum Major Institute, has been a leader in voting rights activism along with her husband, Martin Luther King III, the…
King Family and Activists Plan Marches to Pressure Democrats on Voting Rights
Frustrated with President Biden and congressional Democrats for failing to enact voting rights legislation this year, progressive advocacy groups and descendants of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are planning to…
MLK family: “No celebration without legislation”
The family of Martin Luther King Jr. is urging the public not to celebrate his legacy as a civil and voting rights activist on MLK Day next month if Congress…
On MLK Day weekend, King family to rally for voting rights
“No celebration without legislation,” said Martin Luther King III, vowing to use his father’s memory to press Congress and the White House to get voting rights bills across the finish…
Martin Luther King III on Rittenhouse verdict: ‘Very clear the judge was biased’
Martin Luther King III, chairperson of the Drum Major Institute and son of civil rights giant Martin Luther King Jr., told theGrio on the Rittenhouse trial, “it is very clear the judge…
Defense attorney tried to keep some Black pastors away from trial. 100+ showed up to support Ahmaud Arbery’s family.
The Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, Martin Luther King III and other prominent civil rights figures sat in the courtroom Thursday and gathered for a prayer vigil, press conference and…
Black Pastors Rally Outside Ahmaud Arbery Trial After Lawyer Tries to Ban Them
The rally drew prominent figures like Martin Luther King III, son of the famous civil rights leader Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., as well as other pastors from across the…
Yolanda Renee King, MLK’s Granddaughter, Wants Congress to Act on Voting Rights
In this op-ed, MLK’s granddaughter urges lawmakers to stop using her grandfather’s words while betraying his legacy.
Son of civil rights icon says congressional filibuster ‘must go’
The son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. says President Joe Biden should work to amend the filibuster rule to pave the way for passage of a new voting rights…