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.

1/12/2012 | King Center News

The King Center Imaging Project Goes Live

Thousands of never-before-seen documents will be accessible online at

1/9/2012 | King Center News

Bernice A. King Appointed New CEO at King Center

The Board of Trustees of The King Center has appointed Bernice A. King as the new chief executive officer

10/25/2011 | King Center in the Press

Imaging Project at King Center will Preserve Papers, Broaden Audience

Scholars as far away as China or Kenya soon will have instant access to an insider's view of the U.S. civil rights movement as seen by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. All they need is the Internet.


Martin Luther King’s Legacy for Today

by Martin Luther King III.

I am humbled, gratified and overjoyed at the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in commemoration of my father’s leadership. It of course means a lot to our family. But more important, it is a great step forward for America.

9/6/2011 | King Center in the Press

AFL-CIO and King Center Symposium Links Dr. King’s Legacy to Modern Day Struggles

Civil rights activists, elected leaders, academics and youth discuss Dr. King’s vision of a just America and the need for a comprehensive jobs agenda

8/25/2011 | King Center in the Press

King Center Imaging Project Celebrates and Preserves Dr. King’s Legacy

JPMorgan Chase & Co. and The King Center Announce The King Center Imaging Project, an Unprecedented Joint Digitization Initiative

7/26/2011 | King Center in the Press

Martin Luther King, III: “Hope for a Peaceful World”

Beliefnet interviews the son of the famed civil rights leader on the importance of peace education.