Martin Luther King Jr

James Baldwin appears in “I Am Not Your Negro,” an important documentary by Raoul Peck. (Courtesy Dan Budnick/Magnolia Pictures)

‘I Am Not Your Negro’ an incisive, biting cultural analysis

Novelist, playwright, poet and cultural critic James Baldwin wrote a letter to…

 

President-Elect Donald J. Trump, left,  shakes hands with Martin Luther King III as they exit the elevators in the lobby of the Trump Tower Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 in New York. (Anthony Behar/Sipa USA/TNS)

Trump meets with Martin Luther King Jr.’s oldest son on MLK Day

Donald Trump met with Martin Luther King Jr.’s oldest son Monday to…

 

VIDEO: Mario Woods protesters interrupt Mayor Lee’s speech during MLK event

The voices came from the dark as Mayor Ed Lee stood in…

 

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThe “Freedom Train

Last ‘Freedom Train’ in U.S. makes final trip to SF

The last of the nation's "Freedom Train" rides paying tribute to Martin…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThe “Freedom Train
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe Freedom Train is expected to make its final trip Monday after 32 years of operation.

Caltrain’s final Freedom Train ride honoring Selma march scheduled for Monday

After 32 years of operation, the San Jose-to-San Francisco Freedom Train is…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe Freedom Train is expected to make its final trip Monday after 32 years of operation.
COURTESY ATSUSHI NISHIJIMA/PARAMOUNT PICTURESTom Wilkinson

'Selma' an intimate portrait of MLK

Despite all the great things you'll hear about "Selma" – an important,…

COURTESY ATSUSHI NISHIJIMA/PARAMOUNT PICTURESTom Wilkinson

Crowds heading to San Francisco for MLK march, festival

People are flocking to San Francisco this morning to participate in a…

AP Photo/Jeffrey CollinsNorth Carolina NAACP President William Barber waves to the crowd as he waits to speak at the King Day celebration on Monday

Speeches, marches honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Hundreds of people filled Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Monday to…

AP Photo/Jeffrey CollinsNorth Carolina NAACP President William Barber waves to the crowd as he waits to speak at the King Day celebration on Monday
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More than 300 sites ring bells for MLK speech

Church bells rang out Wednesday at the National Cathedral and at sites…

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