By Henry Louis Gates Jr. 9 min read
Author and professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the little-known improvisation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech.
By Lisa Rosman 6 min read
With the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit Riot upon us, here are seven essential books to help readers connect the turbulent past with our present.
By Signature 13 min read
These are the best books hitting shelves in June 2017, from Eddie Izzard's memoir to a new novel by Arundhati Roy.
By Nathan Gelgud 2 min read
"Truth crushed to earth will rise again," said Dr. King in Montgomery, Alabama, 1965. "How long? Not long. Because no lie can live forever."
By Keith Rice 5 min read
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail, written in 1963, contains some of his most powerful words of all. Here’s why you should read it today.
By Signature Views 3 min read
Author Eddie Glaude, Jr argues that when Ronald Reagan signed a bill creating a national holiday honoring MLK Jr. in 1983, something else was afoot.