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01.19.15 Prachi Gupta

As the nation observes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and considers what progress America has made (and what it has not) in combating racism and social inequality, it is hard to think of a time when the eponymous civil rights pioneer was a divisive leader among even liberals and blacks. But in 1967, just a […]

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01.18.10 Cajun Boy

Today is, as you’re probably aware, the national holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King. Over the course of the day you may see clips of Dr. King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech, as it’s the iconic moment most people associate him with. But in 1961, a 31-year-old Dr. King sat down for an interview […]

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01.15.10 Bucky Turco

Just in time for Martin Luther King Day, zombie portrait artist Grayson Castro created this stunningly horrific painting that will probably scare supporters on both sides of the aisle entitled “Zombie Laureates Earn Their Prize.” Image: Grayson Castro […]

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