Fifty years after the death of Martin Luther King, Americans discuss the continued fight for racial equality in the United States.
The family home of US civil rights activist Rosa Parks is to be sold off to raise money for a foundation in her name. Last year, a Berlin-based artist dismantled the house and shipped it to the German capital.
Germans find few heroes outside the realm of sports. The 50th anniversary of the murder of Martin Luther King Jr. is an appropriate day to think about the ongoing need for iconoclasm, DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl writes.
The iconic civil rights leader's vision for the United States has remained little more than a dream for large swaths of society. Half a century after Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, what needs to change?
50 years after the assassination of civil rights activist Martin Luther King, his words — and especially his 1963 "I Have a Dream" speech — have an unparalleled resonance. But why has his voice had such staying power?
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