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4/5/17- Roland Martin talks to the TJMS audience live from the 2017 Fantastic Voyage about the 49th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Listen below.

A new documentary about James Baldwin, the late activist-writer, highlights America’s disappointing progress around issues of race and equality.

Interactive One's Jamilah Lemieux participated in a star-studded MLK Day celebration in Harlem to discuss civil rights today.

During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.

This isn’t just a three-day weekend to party. The city and various organizations come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. MLK Parade, Saturday The annual parade starts at 9th and Tryon at 10 a.m. on Saturday. More than 100 community organizations, marching bands and step and drill teams […]

After meeting on Tuesday afternoon, GOP members collectively agreed not to move forward with their proposed changes.

New data shows a racial divide when it comes to how historical events are viewed.

The 93-year-old activist was honored Thursday for his work in civil rights at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis, Tennessee.

Monday night's event highlighted historic speeches by civil rights heroes like MLK, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Sojourner Truth, and Shirley Chisholm, recited by Lin Miranda-Manuel, Andre Holland, Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte.

Democratic frontrunner Bernie Sanders is bringing attention to the water crisis that is unfolding in Michigan. Sanders is calling for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to resign after the situation left over 30,000 people in Flint without drinkable tap water and thousands of people sick. “There are no excuses. The governor long ago knew about the […]

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, celebrities from all around the world gathered in Harlem for a very special program.