Family of Martin Luther King Jr. to lead Washington march for voting rights

Summary by Ground News
Martin Luther King III: "The stakes could not be higher to protect and expand" his father's legacy. The Senate is expected on Tuesday to take up the voting legislation, which Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer had pledged to vote on by Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Democrats are desperately searching for a way to pass the legislation amid pressure from President Joe Biden.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

News Articles

Reuters

Family of Martin Luther King Jr. to lead Washington march for voting rights

By Jan Wolfe and Nathan Layne WASHINGTON - Descendants of the slain civil rights icon the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and their supporters plan to march on Washington on Monday to urge President Joe Biden and his fellow Democrats to push harder to pass a bill protecting voting rights. Starting at around 9:30 a.m. EST (1430 GMT), the family and over 100 national and local civil rights

4 months ago·United Kingdom
Read Full Article
CBC News

Martin Luther King family urges U.S. Senate to pass voting rights legislation

Marking MLK Day, U.S. President Joe Biden said Monday that Americans must commit to the unfinished work of Martin Luther King Jr.'s work and protect "the sacred right to vote," while Vice-President Kamala Harris and the King family urged the U.S. Senate to pass a law to protect voters from racial discrimination.

4 months ago·Canada
Read Full Article
CBS Local

Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Celebrated With Parades, Unity March

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Martin Luther King Jr. Day falls this year on Monday, January 17, and on that day we honor the memory of this great civil rights icon with celebrations, community outreach, and continued advocacy for justice.“He sort of brought America into the 20th century and 21st century in terms of civil rights. He wanted better treatment for everyone including the African American population of the United States. Through his beliefs, he w…

4 months ago·United States
Read Full Article
The Independent

The story behind Martin Luther King Day

The civil rights activist died in 1968

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
Read Full Article
USA Today

Martin Luther King Jr. Day around the country

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated each year on the third Monday in January.

4 months ago·United States
Read Full Article
Daily Express

How to celebrate Martin Luther King Day

MARTIN LUTHER KING Day is a high-profile federal holiday in the US, giving people a day off to celebrate civil rights activist Dr King every year. How should you celebrate Martin Luther King Day?

4 months ago·United Kingdom
Read Full Article
Think freely.Subscribe and get full access to Ground NewsSubscriptions start at $9.99/yearSubscribe

Bias Distribution

53% of the sources are Center
CNN
Talking Points Memo
Pink News
CBC News
CBS Local
The Independent
USA Today
abc News
The Washington Post
+13
Reuters
The Hill
Newsweek
UPI
abc 13 Houston
abc 7 Chicago
+36
National Post
Anadolu Ajansı
Boston Herald
Wall Street Journal
The Billings Gazette
Villages-News: News, events, classifieds in The Villages, FL
+5
Daily Express
Washington Examiner
National Review
armstrongeconomics.com
Fox News
L 27%
C 53%
R 20%
Untracked bias
See less detail