Martin Luther King Jr. Headlines

  • Beyoncé Mass offers religion with a pop beat at Grace Cathedral

    It's about time we properly worshiped Beyoncé.

  • Yvonne Staples of hit-making Staple Singers dies in Chicago

    Yvonne Staples, whose voice and business acumen powered the success of the Staple Singers, her family's hit-making gospel group that topped the charts in the early 1970s with the song "I'll Take You There," has died. She was 80. Staples died Tuesday at home in Chicago, according to Chicago...

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  • WATCH IT LIVE: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. on the day of his assassination

    Fifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, the civil rights leader’s family and admirers were marking the anniversary of his death with marches, speeches and quiet reflection Wednesday. The commemorations stretched from his hometown of Atlanta to Memphis, where he died, and points beyond. Hundreds of people bundled in hats and coats gathered early in Memphis for a march led by the same sanitation workers union whose low pay King had come to protest when he was...