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'I Have a Dream': Martin Luther King and the power of words

60 years after Martin Luther King delivered his iconic speech in Washington DC, the US civil rights activist's words still have an incomparable impact today.

Unforgettable: Martin Luther King delivers his legendary speech in Washington DC. (DW/akg-images/picture alliance)
Updated on Aug 28, 2023 04:04 PM IST
By | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi

Christine King Farris, last sibling of Martin Luther King Jr, dies aged 95

Christine King Farris Passes Away: “Jill and I are saddened to learn of her peaceful passing today in Atlanta,” Joe Biden said.

Christine King Farris, sister of Martin Luther King, Jr., is seen.(Reuters)
Published on Jul 01, 2023 02:00 AM IST

Evening brief: Rijiju slams PIL against Centre's BBC documentary ban

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Union minister for law and justice Kiren Rijiju (ANI Photo)
Updated on Jan 30, 2023 05:19 PM IST

Martin Luther King Jr's daughter calls for action over words on MLK day

The Rev. Bernice King, who leads The King Center in Atlanta, said leaders — especially politicians — too often cheapen her father’s legacy into a “comfortable and convenient King” offering easy platitudes.

Bernice King, daughter of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., speaks during the MLK Jr. holiday commemorative service at Ebenezer Baptist Church, where the King preached. (AP/ File photo)
Updated on Jan 17, 2023 04:27 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Juneteenth holiday gets cheer from Black Americans, say more work ahead

Juneteenth is the 12th federal holiday, including Inauguration Day once every four years. It's also the first federal holiday since the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday was added in 1983.

Artists Dantrel Boone, Samson Adenugna, Joshua Bennett, and principal artist Reginald C. Adams pose in front of their
Published on Jun 18, 2021 08:35 PM IST
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