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Martin Luther King III: Boycotting Sporting Events Would See 'Overnight' Changes on Racism

Boycotting sporting events would lead to "overnight" change in the fight against racism, Martin Luther King III has said. Speaking to British broadcaster Sky Sports News on the anniversary of George Floyd's death on Tuesday, the eldest son of Martin Luther King Jr. said players and athletes refusing to take the field would put team owners and leagues under unsustainable pressure.
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Martin Luther King III on One Year Anniversary of George Floyd's Death

Tuesday marks one year since the killing of George Floyd, catapulting riots and protests from Erie to worldwide. Today Erie News Now sat down with Martin Luther King III discussing the progress and hindrances in America’s racial disparities since Mr. Floyd's passing. "There has been some change in our country...

The wife of Martin Luther King III has tough conversations about racism with their daughter, an emerging young activist

Atlanta (CNN) — At the age of 12, Yolanda King is a force. She has delivered dynamic speeches about racial equality and gun control. She's advocating for youth activism and working to dismantle racism through her family's organization, the Drum Major Institute. Yolanda is determined to promote her late grandfather the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s philosophy of non-violent protest.

Dr. Bernice King, Martin Luther King III & Jason Carter Join The Peoples’ Agenda to Launch Statewide Votercades on John Lewis National Day of Action

ATLANTA, Ga., May 06, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to bring attention to the onslaught of voter suppression laws and ignite public support for bills to restore protections of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda (Peoples’ Agenda) will join local and national partners to host Votercades, teach-ins and other events throughout the state on John Lewis Voting Rights Day of Action, 2 PM Saturday May 8, 2021.
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Martin Luther King III to Join Rev. Sharpton on PoliticsNation

(New York, NY) — On Saturday, April 3rd, Martin Luther King III and Georgia State Rep. Park Cannon will join Rev. Sharpton on Politics Nation. Tune into Politics Nation on MSNBC at 5 p.m. EST to hear their discussion. When. Saturday, April 3rd. 5 p.m. EST. Who. Reverend Al Sharpton.
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Martin Luther King III decries ‘racist’ Georgia election bill

The son and namesake of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr criticized Georgia’s new restrictive voting laws signed into law by Gov. Brian Kemp yesterday. Martin Luther King III appeared on The Situation Room where he said the signing was “a very sad day” for Georgia. He also compared the new laws to “Jim Crow-era kind of legislation.”
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Jim Crow Soaring in Georgia: Martin Luther King III Says State’s New Voting Laws are ‘Absolutely’ Racist (Watch)

*You knew Republicans in Georgia would move heaven and earth to suppress the Black vote after taking an “L” in the last election. Thanks to folks like Stacey Abrams and a longstanding grass roots effort to turn the deeply red state purple in 2020, Biden secured the state’s 16 electoral votes, and Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff nabbed runoff wins to give their party control of the U.S. Senate.