SELMA, ALABAMA, UNITED STATES (NBC) – The latest trove of formerly classified documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy included about a dozen secret documents on slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, including an FBI dossier that alleged King may have fathered an illegitimate child and had an affair with folk singer Joan Baez. Continue reading
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES (NBC) – Comedian Dick Gregory, who took an active role in the civil rights movement in the United States in the 1960s, has died at age 84, his son said on social media on Saturday (August 19).
LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (REUTERS ARCHIVE) – Recordings of Princess Diana speaking candidly about her sex life with Prince Charles and her sorrow at the spectacular collapse of her marriage will be broadcast on British television on Sunday (August 6). Continue reading
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai is appointed a U.N. Messenger of Peace to promote girls education.
In his first public comments since getting into a war of words with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, civil rights icon John Lewis honors the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by telling a crowd of young men at a breakfast in Miami to, “never, ever hate.” Continue reading
Martin Luther King Jr. is honored as a wreath is placed at his Washington, D.C. memorial.
(ITN) – Travelers were delayed and flights canceled at London’s Heathrow Airport after at least 12 protesters cut through a wire fence and chained themselves together on the runway.
Retired Anglican Archbishop and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Desmond Tutu, and his wife Leah renew their wedding vows, marking 60 years of marriage.