Tag: Martin Luther King
Critics feud over ‘false’ civil rights film
Selma, a new film about American civil rights, is released in the UK today. It is critically acclaimed and Oscar-nominated — but is it inaccurate? And does it matter if so?
US protests continue struggle for equality
Decisions not to charge police officers responsible for the deaths of two black men have led to a weekend of nationwide protest and soul-searching. Can the US ever escape its racist past?
Civil unrest threatens US after murder acquittal
America is in turmoil. The killer of a black teenager has been found innocent. To some it is a return to the years of Martin Luther King. But Barack Obama says the law has spoken.
Living his dream? America remembers Reverend King
Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in America. But, forty years after the assassination of the civil rights leader, is racial equality a reality in the USA?