Martin Luther King III

Bernice King, the daughter of the late Coretta Scott King, wants her mother’s letters, speeches, and commentary published.

The heirs of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dynasty, Martin Luther III, Dexter Scott (both pictured from left), and Bernice (pictured far right) are…

At a press conference today at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, Bernice King announced that she would surrender her father Martin Luther King Jr.’s Nobel Peace Prize and Bible until a court decides whether or not her brothers should be allowed to sell them. Last month, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert C. I. McBurney ordered Bernice […]

As reported earlier, Martin Luther King III and Dexter Scott King, the sons of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have demanded that daughter Bernice King return their father’s Nobel Peace Prize and personal Bible. The King brothers, who control the family estate, wish to sell the items to a private buyer but Ms. King is […]

The rift amongst the children of Martin Luther King Jr. continues to widen. A day after issuing a statement announcing that her brothers Dexter Scott King and Martin Luther King III are suing her, sister Bernice King held a press conference at Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church saying that she is disassociating herself from her […]

It’s a sad story but the siblings of Martin Luther King Jr. have been involved in some nasty infighting for years. Now comes word that Dexter Scott King and Martin Luther King III are suing sister Bernice King for the rights to many of Dr. King’s most prized possessions, including King’s personal Bible that President […]

In a sad turn of events, civil rights activist Harry Belafonte is suing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s estate. Belafonte,  who helped financially support MLK’s…

Rev. Al Sharpton, Samuel L. Jackson, outgoing Morehouse College president Dr. Robert Michael Franklin and Sean Penn were among those recognized at this year’s Drum Major for Justice Awards in Atlanta. The ceremony, which took place on Wednesday at a downtown Atlanta hotel, pays tribute to those that have made contributions in the areas of service, […]

The day after the national holiday in recognition of his father, Martin Luther King III announced that he will be stepping down as CEO of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change. He has held the position since 2011. He said in a statement, “I will be devoting my primary future efforts […]

Martin Luther King III and former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young are teaming up to launch an Atlanta-based broadcast TV network aimed at African-American viewers, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Bounce TV, which is being billed as “the nation’s first-ever over-the-air broadcast television network designed exclusively for African-American audiences,” will target viewers ages 25-54with a lineup […]