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Dr. Cornel West, Raheem DeVaughn and 17 others were arrested in Washington D.C. shortly after they attended the deidication of the Dr. martin Luther King monument. The group joined demonstrators of the  Occupy Wall Street movement at Freedom Square on Pennsylvania Avenue to protest the ongoing war in Afghanistan. A spokesman confirmed that the West…

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WASHINGTON – Martin Luther King Jr.’s international coronation, replete with a scheduled speech by President Barack Obama, was rudely interrupted by an earthquake and Hurricane Irene. But Mother Nature’s wrath was not strong enough to stop the tens of thousands of admirers from pouring into the District from around the nation and spilling the contents of their hearts…

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President Obama confirmed that he will deliver remarks at the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial event in Washington D.C., just as the memorial foundation president Harry Johnson hoped he would. Celebrities Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Jamie Foxx and Star Wars’ George Lucas will serve as the celebrity co-chairs, while the King family…

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