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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Martin Luther King III to speak at Syracuse University
Syracuse University will again honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Junior next weekend and the keynote speaker will make this year’s event extra special.
On King Holiday, Hundreds Walk for Voting Rights and D.C. Statehood
Hundreds of people participated in a Peace Walk in Ward 8 with the family of Martin Luther King III on Jan. 17, the official holiday of his father, the Rev.…
Opinion: MLK’s eldest son: We want legislation, not celebration
The same forces that schemed to oppress Black and Brown Americans when Dad was assassinated in 1968 are alive and well today, and they are systemically blocking access to the…
Martin Luther King III wants no ’empty promises’ when it comes to voting rights
“We’re working to restore the very voting rights protections my father and countless other civil rights leaders bled to secure,” said King, chairman of the Drum Major Institute, initially launched…
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…