The cancellation comes after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis vowed to push for legislation banning critical race theory from being taught in schools.
King was fearless—and fearless because he was faithful—and dangerous to the segregationists. He answered to a higher authority.
The day honoring the birthday, life and legacy of the civil rights leader was first observed back in 1986.
"I had allies who fought the civil rights struggle," Poitier said. "I fought another battle in Hollywood, in an industry I tried to change."
Emmett Till's mother, Mamie Till is the focus of ABC's new 6-part historical drama, "Women of the Movement."
Months before Rosa Parks, Colvin was 15 when she was arrested on March 2, 1955, for sitting toward the front of a bus in Alabama, violating segregation laws.
The complaint pointed to a book showing photographs of segregated drinking fountains as violating the state law banning the teaching of critical race theory.
Amelia Boynton Robinson and Pattie Ruffner Jacobs became the first women to be added to the Statuary Hall of Notable Alabamians.
Bob the Drag Queen spoke with Newsweek about filming in the historic Alabama town during Season 2 of "We're Here".
The activist was among the leaders of the Chicano civil rights movement in the U.S. and founded the Crusade for Justice.
Gwen Berry turned her back on the Stars and Stripes when the national anthem was played after her Olympic qualifier in June.
In the past, business tycoons, authority figures and governments have been brought to their knees by activists using this powerful protest strategy.
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."
Despite being best known for refusing to give up her seat on an Alabama bus, Rosa Parks made numerous contributions to the Civil Rights movement and other political causes throughout her life.
Now is the perfect time to seize the moment and launch a new, forward-thinking movement.
A former congresswoman who served with John Lewis looks back on the legacy of a civil rights icon.
Now, more than ever, we must learn from the example set by a great man.
The civil rights movement's leading disciple of nonviolent protest reflects on the life and work of the late congressman.
"To those who have said, 'Be patient and wait,' we have long said that we cannot be patient. We do not want our freedom gradually, but we want to be free now! We are tired. We are tired of being beaten by policemen. We are tired of seeing our people locked up in jail over and over again."
Today's Google Doodle honors the 60th anniversary of one of the most important moments in the civil rights movement.
The president's remarks received near-instantaneous scorn, with some questioning whether he even understands what the practice of desegregation busing was.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s family and other civil rights leaders believe his death was part of an FBI conspiracy plot.
And what the president can nevertheless learn from the museum.
Hefner's magazine was a platform for African-American leaders, including Martin Luther King Jr., during the 1960s civil rights struggle.
The "Silent Protest Parade," as it came to be known, was the first mass African-American demonstration of its kind.
"During the '60s and '70s, art was beautifully done, but there was no violence."