In the hour before he stepped out onto the second-floor balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis and became the most famous martyr of the civil rights movement, Martin Luther King Jr. started a pillow fight. Andrew Young, the former ambassador to the United Nations, Georgia congressman and mayor of
The civil rights leader appeared on the ABC program for a discussion about race riots and his opposition to the Vietnam War.
In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. said in a sermon: “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” The civil rights movement came to a crossroads during the Selma-to-Montgomery march of 1965.
The 1980's TV show featured characters Bo and Luke Duke, who drove The General Lee, an orange Dodge Charger with a Confederate flag painted on the roof.
Hans Zimmer and Common talk separately about their music inspirations on 'Popcorn with Peter Travers'.
ABC News’ Jennifer Hansler reports: “There’s been some progress,” Wally Roberts said. “People are not murdered for registering to vote these days.” As a Freedom Summer volunteer, Roberts was one of about 1,000 volunteers who descended upon Mississippi in 1964 to register voters and bring...
President Obama today awarded the National Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, to 16 Americans, saying, “Their extraordinary lives remind us all of the beauty of the human spirit, the values that define us as Americans, the potential that lives inside of all...
What do former President Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey and baseball great Ernie Banks have in common? They are among the 16 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom that President Obama will honor at the White House later this year. “The Presidential Medal of Freedom...
From FDR to Martin Luther King Jr. to Nixon, the IRS Has Had Its Share of Scandals
King Talked About Dying in a Memphis Speech the Day Before His Assassination April 4, 1968