Black History Month

The letter from a year before they were married gives major Valentine's Day vibes.

Joe Rogan mischaracterized Martin Luther King Jr.'s quote on being "colorblind" during an anti-"woke" rant about a school hiring someone to teach children about anti-racism.

Nation

Celebrate the icon's birthday with these powerful quotes.

The house that MLK used while planning the voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama will be getting a new home. 

Civil Rights & Social Justice

For Black Women's History Month, get acquainted with the women who influenced MLK and helped to fuel some of the most significant civil rights campaigns, but whose contributions aren't nearly as well known.

Seneca Scott, a cousin of Coretta Scott King, added to criticism of a new sculpture by saying MLK "was assassinated by the U.S. government."

Black Twitter responded to the unveiling of Hank Willis Thomas' sculpture of Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King in Boston.

National

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled the first Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Talking Bobblehead.

#BlackLivesMatter

Legendary words in honor of MLK Day.

Good News

A monument celebrating the love and legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King has risen in Boston—the city where the two first met.

“It is even very clear that our policy at home is to try to solve social problems through military means just as we have done abroad." - Coretta Scott King

Here's to the art of wordplay and celebrating the beautiful black history quotes and passages that represent the craft of colloquy. Inside are five of the most beautifully written quotes, poems, or passages from black history.