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King Center Marks 45th Anniversary of Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther king, Jr with #50DaysNonviolence

On April 4, 2013, The 45th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther king, Jr., the King Center will mark the anniversary with the Kick-off of #50DaysNonviolence — “We mark the 45th anniversary of the assassination of my father, Martin Luther King, Jr. with a challenge to young people to study, embrace and practice nonviolence,” said Ms. King. “As my father said, ‘The choice is no longer between violence and nonviolence. It is either nonviolence or nonexistence,’ – Bernice A. King Follow the Buzz via The King Center |  Be A King | #50DaysNonviolence Update…

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WATCH: President Barack Obama’s 2nd Inauguration Live Stream | DryerBuzz | Plus Photos

Watch President Barack Obama’s 2nd Inauguration Live Stream Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5 PhotoBuzz: MLKDayAtlanta — You just got the buzz from www.DryerBuzz.com — Transforming the way we look — at life. Invite DryerBuzz.com to Experience Your Events via http://Pitch.DryerBuzz.com Extra BuzzSunset | Gwen Ifill – Iconic news woman succumbs to cancer #DryerBuzz – Trumped! Now what Bernie? #DryerBuzz — Americans Say No to Hillary #DryerBuzz — Hillary a new era or new error? #electionday #DryerBuzz — Say No to DIY in #NOvember

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Inauguration Clippings: Obama to carry King’s bible toward history | ajc

Clipped From: Obama to carry King’s bible toward history | www.ajc.com When Barack Obama raises his right hand on Jan. 21 to “…faithfully execute the office of president…” his left hand will be resting on a worn black leather Bible, with a slight tear on the cover, that normally resides under glass in the King Center in Atlanta.   Photo from Internet Archives The Presidential Inaugural Committee announced Thursday that a Bible Martin Luther King Jr carried with him during his rise as a civil rights leader, will be one…

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MLK Day: King Center Gets Social for National King Holiday Observance | Tag and Follow the Buzz with #KINGSDREAM #IAMFREEDOM

Photos, updates, and tweets already streaming in as annual commemoration for Martin Luther King Jr holiday begins around the world. Using hashtags #KINGSDREAM #IAMFREEDOM, tag and follow the buzz in photos via Instagram, updates via Facebook and of course tweets via twitter. King’s daughter, Bernice King, CEO of the King Center in Atlanta, took to social media in recent video to invite all to participate. Remember to use the hashtags #KINGSDREAM #IAMFREEDOM. We’re capturing latest photos below. Keep in mind widget includes amateur photos as appearing in social media. IAMFREEDOM…

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Hair She Goes! MLK Memorial Events Proivded Chance to Recall Past Experiences with Martin Luther King Jr for Janet Langhart Cohen

Hair She Goes! — Janet Langhart Cohen, a writer and journalist, met Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as a young woman and considered him a mentor. In this video, Janet talks about Dr. King’s personality and shares a story about how she once tried to impress him with her bravado. She instead learned an important humbling message about what it meant to march with him, and today Janet recognizes General Motors for helping to make the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial a reality. Cohen is best known as the author…

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The Clippings: King Family Opens Up About MLK Assassination and Legacy | Fox News Latino

As the King women gathered in the nation’s capital for the commemoration of the National Monument to  Martin Luther King Jr. – they reflected on both his life and his death.  To the world, Martin Luther King Jr.will be remembered as an influential and inspirational civil rights leader.  But to Christine King Ferris he was Martin – her brother. “He was just a person – a regular ‘fella,’” Christine, 85, said. “He was always genuinely concerned for others even while we were growing up.” via latino.foxnews.com The Clippings — Seeing…

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The Clipping: Dr Boyce: 5 Questions Dr. King Would Ask About His Memorial | News One

It only makes sense that we show respect for those who have chosen to participate in the Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication ceremonies this week. Millions of Americans truly appreciate the legacy of Dr. King, and their involvement in the ceremony is reflective of this sentiment. So, my desire not to participate in the commemoration is out of respect for Dr. King’s principles, but with full understanding of those who choose to disagree. As a people, I argue that too few of us possess the passionate desire to fight the…

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The Cut with that Brother! Does Renown Artists Gilbert Young Have Valid Points Regarding the MLK Memorial and Monument? VideoBuzz

Gilbert Young is currently celebrating 50 years as an artist.  He is one of the most renowned black artists in America. In the video clip, Young expresses disappointment in the MLK Memorial foundation’s selections from the artist chose to construct the piece to the stones used in the memorial. The conversation is deep. Young and others have protested the monument from the start. Did he say not even the granite was from America? During the weekend of the dedication, the many events surrounding the dedication of the MLK monument were…

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QuickBuzz: GM Offers Sneak Peek at Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial | Black History Month

General Motors is providing an advance look at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, which will be dedicated on Aug. 28 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.   As major contributors to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Foundation, the General Motors Foundation, GM and Chevrolet received one of only two replicas of the Memorial. GM is donating its replica to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History for its ongoing effort to provide learning opportunities, exhibitions and programs that explore the diverse history and culture…

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The Legacy of a King Free Moving Screening | St. Louis MO | MLK Day

Click to see larger.  Submitted by www.blackhairproject.com Follow the Buzz for more events around Atlanta and beyond including national with MLKDayAtlanta.com brought to you by www.DryerBuzz.com Extra BuzzTV One Political Editor Roland Martin Sits Down With President Barack Obama for ‘Living The Dream: An MLK Day Interview | Seeing is Believing Buzz MLK Grande Parade :: Embracing the Brotherhood of Man :: Houston, Texas MLK Day of Service 2010 | Points of Light Philadelphia: Martin Luther King Day of Service Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on the Net – Welcome…

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One Brick Honors Legacy of Dr. King with National Day of Service| Celebrates 10th Anniversary in San Francisco | One Brick

On Saturday, January 15, 2011 One Brick will celebrate its 10th year by organizing a National Day of Service. The day will focus on recognizing the work of volunteers while also recognizing and celebrating the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. One Brick will unite thousands of volunteers across the country – to act in unison – and serve their communities. This event will encourage people to consider Dr. King’s timeless words when he said: “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is — What are you doing for others?” Follow the…

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WATCH: Tavis Smiley Cornel West Arianna Huffington Maria Bartiromo and others discuss America’s Next Chapter LIVE Jan 13th | Seeing is Believing

This January, broadcaster Tavis Smiley will convene a panel of thought leaders to wrestle with how America can return to its greatness. The nationally televised discussion, America’s Next Chapter, will be held from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Thursday, January 13, 2011 at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St. NW, Washington, D.C. The event is sponsored by Nationwide Insurance and is free and open to the public. Advance registration is requested at www.americasnextchapter.com. The event will broadcast LIVE on C-SPAN Thursday, January 13. The conversation will rebroadcast for…

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Reclaim the Dream Rally and March on Saturday, August 28th in Washington D | National Action Network

National Action Network — 47 years ago, the March on Washington took place where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his I Have a Dream speech at the March on Washington. 47 years later, Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network invites you to reclaim the dream.  We’ve made progress but our struggle still continues. Please join us and register for the historic Reclaim the Dream Rally and March on Saturday, August 28th in Washington DC at Dunbar High School at 11 am. National Action Network will mobilize progressive…

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Seeing is Believing: Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial – EarthCam – Building the Dream in Real Time

With the MLK Construction Cam, you can get a real, panoramic view of the Washington DC MLK Memorial construction site on the National Mall and see first-hand how far the building of the dream  has come in this historic effort. PhotoBuzz: Click EarthCam link at any time to see the dream come to life in real time. Follow the buzz in real time via EarthCam – Build the Dream | Follow the dream on Facebook  – Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Buzz Update 01.15.2011 – Cap off the Dream…

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MLKDayAtlanta.com | MLK Events in Atlanta and Beyond – National Listing Included

For MLK Day Events local to Atlanta and National visit www.MLKDayAtlanta.com Posted via web from DryerBuzz’s posterous Extra BuzzRock MLK Bells: Let Freedom Ring August 28, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. | Download #MLKDREAM50 Bell Ringing APP | Join others commemorating March on Washington #MOW50 Who has a dream for Atlanta’s historic MLK Historic District? | City Officials want zoning changed | Kwanza Hall Meet DryerBuzz and Kickoff 50th Anniversary of March on Washington at King Center’s Global Freedom Expo | Saturday August 17th Watch Design & Dialogue With Iconic Architect…

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