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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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Martin Luther King III and Andrea King, along with their daughter, Yolanda, visit with artistic director Robert Battle (and dancers) at the Fox Theatre following a performance of Alvin Ailey’s American masterpiece “Revelations” and the Atlanta premiere of Matthew Rushing’s ODETTA, a tribute to the legendary singer and activist known as the “voice of the…

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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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A special screening was held Saturday night celebrating Selma and honoring the legends who paved the way. Special guests included Oprah Winfrey, director Ava DuVernay and Selma cast including David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Common, Giovanni Ribisi, Tessa Thompson, Niecy Nash, Lorraine Toussaint, Omar Dorsey, Andre Holland, Henry Sanders, Wendell Pierce, Jeremy Strong, Stephen Root, Corey…

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ATLANTA – On the 43rd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death [April 4], the heir to Dr. King’s name and legacy announced he is living out one of his father’s biggest dreams: media ownership. Martin Luther King III and Ambassador Andrew Young have joined forces to launch a broadcast TV network aimed at African…

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