3/29/2012 | King Center News

Statement on Slaying of Trayvon Martin by King Center CEO Bernice A. King

“In light of the recent tragedy of the slaying death of young Trayvon Martin, it is evident that America and indeed the world need principles of nonviolent conflict reconciliation more than ever”

3/12/2012 | King Center News

King Center Holds Volunteer Appreciation Reception

Thursday, March 8th, 2012. The King Center held a reception on the grounds to thank the many volunteers for their hard work on the 2012 King Holiday Week Events.

2/2/2012 | King Center in the Press

Ground breaks to link King Center with Centennial Park

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood joined Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Wednesday at a ceremony kicking off construction of the 2.6-mile Atlanta Streetcar.

1/23/2012 | King Center in the Press

2012 MLK Commemorative Service Video

Links to the video coverage of the Commemorative Service

1/17/2012 | MLK in the News

More than 100,000 march to honor King

Walking under banners declaring “Love is the final word” and “Dream today” on East Side streets, more than 100,000 people paid tribute Monday to Martin Luther King Jr. in one of the country's largest MLK Day marches.

1/16/2012 | King Center in the Press

Martin Luther King papers go online

By Melanie Eversley, USA TODAY

There is the handwritten draft, complete with cross-outs, of Martin Luther King's acceptance speech for the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize. There are the notes about the ending of King's iconic I Have a Dreamspeech. And there are the charming letters he received from children.

1/16/2012 | King Center in the Press

MLK Docs Gathered Online

The documents are presented in a collage, and are easily searchable. Among the assortment of hand-written missives, photos and typed letters is an undated note sent as a telegram to singer Sammy Davis Jr.