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According to ABC 11, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was scheduled to appear in Durham and in Wilson the day he was shot and killed in Memphis.         Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark

Now, 50 years later, the eyes of an entire nation will turn to Memphis, Tennessee as we honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and strive to inspire mankind to realize Dr. King’s dream of freedom and equality for all.

A day after celebrating MLK Day, we also honor the legacy of his father Rev. Martin Luther King Sr.

Nina Simone's legacy will be introduced to new audiences when the film, Nina, starring Zoe Saldana, is released in theaters next month. The biopic tells the story of Simone's relationship with her nurse-turned-manager Clifton Henderson and will highlight the later years of Simone's tumultuous life.

President Barack Obama has long made it known that he is a great admirer of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. During his first term in office, he added a sculpture of King's to the Oval Office. The bust made history in 2000 when it became the first image of an African American in any public space in the White House. So it is only fitting that during his final Black History Month as President of the United States, Obama welcomed four members of King's family to view the bust in the Oval Office for the first time.

Ahead of the Martin Luther King holiday, military officials this week yanked an offensive flyer that featured an image of the slain civil rights leader on an advertisement for a "fun shoot" at a Georgia Air Force base, reports the AJC.

Naomi King, the sister-in-law of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was viciously attacked outside of her Atlanta retirement home on Friday,  WSB-TV Atlanta reports.…

Pope Francis tackled issues of racial and social injustice, and abolishment of the death penalty, among other things.

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In the latest example of persistent and ingrained racism in America, police are searching for two White men spotted on video placing Confederate flags at…

Also in today's round-up, Greece accepts a bailout plan with creditors after missing the IMF deadline and Donna Karen steps down from DKI.