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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Willie Brown addresses the crowd as the Western Span of the Bay Bridge is named in his honor. (CBS)

Bay Bridge Span Officially Re-Named To Honor Willie Brown

Dignitaries from San Francisco and the State of California attended the official re-naming ceremony of the Bay Bridge’s Western Span in honor of former San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr.

02/11/2014

The Martin Luther King, Jr sculpture is

Larry Magid: Spreading MLK’s Message Through Social Media

The Internet as we know it didn’t exist in the days of the Civil Rights Movement or Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, but if it did, how would online activism and social media have affected his message?

01/20/2014

Passengers board the MLK Jr. 'Freedom Train' at San Jose Diridon train station, January 20, 2014. (CBS)

Bay Area MLK Freedom Train Will Ride At Least One More Year

The “Freedom Train” from San Jose to San Francisco commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a civil rights march will ride again next year as enough people came forward at the last minute to purchase tickets.

01/20/2014

Freedom Train Riders

Slow Ticket Sales Spell Trouble For MLK Day Freedom Train

The organizers of the Bay Area’s annual Freedom Train event to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are hoping to keep the dream alive as tickets sales trickle in for Monday’s annual trip from San Jose to San Francisco.

01/17/2014

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King,Jr. (C) waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963 on the Mall in Washington, DC during the "March on Washington." (AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Bay Area Ministers Recall Historic March On Washington

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, two high-profile San Francisco ministers recounted their experiences from the civil rights march and rally in Washington, D.C.

08/28/2013

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King,Jr. (C) waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963 on the Mall in Washington, DC during the "March on Washington." (AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

USF Professor Recalls Role In King’s ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech

Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his defining “I Have a Dream” speech. A Bay Area man who was one of Dr. King’s closest advisors told KPIX 5 the words that made it famous were not even in the final script.

08/20/2013

Freedom Train Riders

Bay Area Commemorates King Legacy With Freedom Train & March

The Bay Area commemorated MLK’s legacy with the annual Freedom Train ride and a march and gathering in San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Gardens 45 years after the civil rights leader was slain.

01/21/2013

Passengers board the Freedom Train in San Jose.

San Jose Freedom Train Celebrates Life Of Martin Luther King Jr.

Bay Area riders had many reasons for boarding Caltrain’s “Freedom Train,” which ran from San Jose to San Francisco Monday morning in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, but most seemed to enjoy the experience.

CBS San Francisco–01/17/2011

Museum of the African Diaspora

San Francisco Museum Honors Dr. King

The Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco is honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/16/2011

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