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The King Center held an entertainment tribute in honor of the late Yolanda D. King’s 60th birthday on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in Freedom Hall in Atlanta. The celebratory evening was emceed by actors Ted Lange and Donna Biscoe, and included performances by some of Yolanda’s favorite entertainers, including Theresa Hightower, Jonathan Slocumb, Milkshake Mayfield…

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The children of the late Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. have been in a public dispute over their father’s legacy and belongings. There have been many who have worked both behind-the-scenes and in public to call for a resolution to this fight. However, these efforts failed, as the fight even entered the court system. At issue…

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The King Center CEO, Bernice A. King, issued the following statement in response to the withdrawal of the lawsuit brought by the King Estate: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc. (“The King Center”) is pleased that the Estate of Martin Luther King, Jr., Inc. (the “Estate”) has dismissed the complaint…

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There are few things that Black Americans as a collective hold dear in our hearts. One of these is the legacy of Dr. Martin L. King Jr. It is rare that tangible evidence of his existence is still preserved and has significant emotional and historic impact for not only the King family but the entire…

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s youngest son, Dexter Scott King, 52, married his longtime girlfriend, Leah Weber, on Friday, July 12, 2013. The private ceremony was held in California. The chairman of the King Center, King and his new wife plan to live in Malibu, Calif. A former broadcaster, Weber is a business owner and…

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