How does one conveniently protest a genocide? Our popular renditions of Dr. King obscure the reality of his unpopularity during his life, writes Rev. Osagyefo Sekou.

Read some tweets from residents of Aleppo in the gallery below. Our prayers are with them.

It’s important that we understand just how messed up Africa is. It’s important that any bad news from Africa become big news.

Alveda King, a niece of Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke at a rally for the antigay National Organization for Marriage and said marriage equality would lead to “extinction” and called it “genocide.” King, who heads King for America, addressed a rally Saturday in Atlanta whose attendees were outnumbered by counterprotesters, according to theGeorgia Voice. “King […]

Naomi Campbell and actress Mia Farrow will be summoned to testify at former Liberian President Charles Taylor's war crimes trial, addressing allegations Taylor gave the supermodel an uncut diamond at a South African reception in 1997.