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Social media is looking askance at the Federal Bureau of Investigation for honoring Martin Luther King Jr. in death after a mountain of evidence proves the agency tried mightily to destroy King while he was alive. History buffs will recall that during the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s J. Edgar Hoover, the former FBI…

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(Photo Credit:  Atsushi Nishijima – © 2014 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.) As the accolades continue to roll in for Ava DuVernay’s Selma, some historians are taking exception to the buzzworthy film’s depiction of President Lyndon B. Johnson. In a recent New York Times article, author Diane McWhorter (Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama: The Climactic Battle…

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  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the greatest Americans and human beings that ever lived. His philosophy and teachings will continue to influence the world for generations. However, the government files related to his actions in the civil rights movement and his assassination are sealed by court order until the year 2027.…

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The very thought that the Rev. Al Sharpton would be a willing snitch for the government agency — J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI — that worked tirelessly to destroy Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, the Black Panthers, Marcus Garvey and scores of other freedom fighters was too revolting for many to bear. Of course, the dastardly…

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It’s here. Today, Jan. 21, 2013 marks the 57th presidential inauguration, and the second in which our first black president, Barack Obama, will be sworn into the Oval Office. It is also an especially significant day because this year marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic March on Washington where he delivered…

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Inflammatory statements made by Jacqueline Kennedy about Martin Luther King Jr. after her husband John F. Kennedy’s assassination have been captured in a book, Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy. Her unedited, candid thoughts for the first time were also spilled onto a series of audio tapings with famed Kennedy biographer…

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