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MLK's Bible, Nobel Peace Prize now in safe-keeping

MLK's Bible, Nobel Peace Prize now in safe-keeping

ATLANTA, March 11 (UPI) -- Martin Luther King's Bible and Nobel Peace Prize are now under lock and key with an Atlanta judge holding the key.
Bernice King says brothers want to sell MLK's Bible, Nobel Prize

Bernice King says brothers want to sell MLK's Bible, Nobel Prize

ATLANTA, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter, speaking in Atlanta, accused her brothers Thursday of planning to sell his traveling Bible and his Nobel Peace Prize.
Harry Belafonte in legal fight with Martin Luther King's children

Harry Belafonte in legal fight with Martin Luther King's children

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Singer Harry Belafonte has asked a U.S. court to declare him the owner of three documents Martin Luther King Jr.'s children say were illegally acquired.

Martin Luther King estate sues Martin Luther King Center

ATLANTA, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A family dispute among the children of civil rights icon the Rev. Martin Luther King has led to a lawsuit between his estate and the King Center in Atlanta.
Clooney arrested at Sudan protest in D.C.

Clooney arrested at Sudan protest in D.C.

WASHINGTON, March 16 (UPI) -- George Clooney's publicist says the actor and his TV personality father, Nick, were arrested in Washington Friday during a protest over the crisis in the Sudan.

Bounce TV gets LA affiliate

ATLANTA, March 11 (UPI) -- Bounce TV, a network geared toward an African-American audience, says an agreement with Fox Television has given it a Los Angeles affiliate.
MLK III resigns from post at The King Center

MLK III resigns from post at The King Center

ATLANTA, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Martin Luther King III said Tuesday he has resigned as president of the Atlanta center that promotes his slain father's civil rights legacy.
Salazar: Change mangled MLK quote

Salazar: Change mangled MLK quote

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A paraphrased quotation on the Martin Luther King memorial in Washington must be changed or removed, U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Friday.

M.L. King relative dies in Pennsylvania

CHEYNEY, Pa., June 13 (UPI) -- Edythe Scott Bagley, the Rev. Martin Luther King's sister-in-law, has died at her home in Cheyney, Pa., her family said in a statement.
MLK's son wants to buy part of N.Y. Mets

MLK's son wants to buy part of N.Y. Mets

ATLANTA, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Martin Luther King III says he would like to purchase part of the New York Mets baseball team.

King kin end feud

ATLANTA, April 7 (UPI) -- The feuding kin of slain U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. are now working together to enhance the center named for him, a family member says.
King children reach accord on estate

King children reach accord on estate

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- The children of Coretta and Martin Luther King Jr. settled their legal feud over control of the U.S. civil rights icon's estate, avoiding a jury trial.

MLK children in difficult court battle

ATLANTA, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A feud among the surviving children of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. will be taken to court in Atlanta Monday, attorneys for the litigants said.
Legal stall in MLK family financial feud

Legal stall in MLK family financial feud

ATLANTA, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- The financial and legal feud among slain U.S. civil rights icon Martin Luther King's children in Atlanta has been put off until next week.
Judge orders MLK's children to talk

Judge orders MLK's children to talk

ATLANTA, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- The feuding children of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. must talk to each other to settle their differences over their father's estate, an Atlanta judge says.

M. L. King III challenges Africa's young leaders

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 21 (UPI) -- American human rights advocate Martin Luther King III has called on young African leaders to do more to help their countries progress.

MLK son Dexter wins ruling vs. siblings

ATLANTA, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- A Georgia judge says two children of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. must pay some costs incurred by a sibling they're fighting in court.
Ted Kennedy among King award honorees

Ted Kennedy among King award honorees

ATLANTA, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., will be honored at next month's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration and Realizing the Dream Awards, an official says.

Two King siblings sue a third

ATLANTA, July 11 (UPI) -- Two of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s children are suing their brother to get an accounting of their parents' estate.

MLK III's wife delivers baby girl

ATLANTA, May 26 (UPI) -- The first grandchild of slain U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is a 7.5-pound girl named Yolanda Renee King, the family said in Atlanta.

King death anniversary observed in Memphis

MEMPHIS, April 3 (UPI) -- Forums, discussions and other events across the United States mark the 40th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr.

'March on Hate Crimes' in Washington

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Thousands of people marched on the U.S. Justice Department in Washington Friday protesting what they say is a lack of prosecution of hate crimes.

African-Americans urged to close wallets

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The Rev. Al Sharpton has endorsed a call by a U.S. black radio talk-show host for a national economic boycott Friday to protest racism and economic injustice.

Jena 6's Bell to be tried as juvenile

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco said Wednesday Jena 6 defendant Mychal Bell will be tried as a juvenile.

2nd generation peacemakers meet in London

LONDON, July 20 (UPI) -- Children and one grandchild of famous leaders and peace activists of the 20th century launched the Gen II Global Peace Initiative in London this week.
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