Martin Luther King Jr. News and Stories

American Civil Rights Leader Bayard Rustin on the ‘Absolute Necessity’ to Be Openly Gay

In a recently unearthed recording of a mid-1980s interview, he shares his thoughts on the importance of being openly gay

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Read Martin Luther King Jr.’s Advice to a Closeted Teen

10 years before the Stonewall uprising, Martin Luther King Jr. gave advice to a scared, closeted teen… but was it good advice?

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In 1968, Comic Book Master Stan Lee Wrote an Essay Calling Bigotry a Plague on the World

This short essay about the dangers of hate appeared in a comic book during the peak of the Civil Rights Movement

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Trump Administration Uses Martin Luther King Quotes to Celebrate New Anti-LGBTQ Office

The Department of Health and Human Services will open a Conscience and Religious Freedom Division within its existing civil rights office.

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