A presentation by the publisher of The Seattle Times to students at Granite Falls high school and middle school.
Imagining how King would view things in the Puget Sound region is an exercise filled with possibilities.
To Brenda Jackson, King's message isn't just for the holiday.
Bellevue and Central Area congregations are now fast friends.
The movement was about more than getting a seat in a restaurant; it was about making America truer to its best self.
Let's not forget King was a man of religion.
"We as a young generation haven't taken up civil rights because we see it as only part of the pie," says Seattle hip-hop artist Adonis Williams.
When it comes to talking about race, many of us don't do a very good job.
Some knew Martin Luther King Jr. personally. Others admired him from afar. All were inspired by him. Here, civil-rights activists reflect on King.
Lessons from fictionalizing King's story.
In a 1996 visit to Seattle, Gray reflects on the past four decades with religion reporter Sally Macdonald.
An essay on Martin Luther King as hero.
A look at his memoir and the progress we've made.
How the local pastor arranged King's only visit to Seattle.
The two religious leaders talk about the struggle for equality then and now.
Audio files from an interview about King's importance and death.
Personal stories: In 1991, The Seattle Times asked three journalists to share their thoughts on Martin Luther King's vision of a colorblind society. The results were intensely personal and evocative.
I was in junior high school in Alamogordo, N.M. (pop. 25,000), when I saw demonstrations on TV by people who looked like me.
Sweat poured from my face, dripped down my coveralls and soaked every part of my body. My eyes twitched, my mind raced, my body ached.
"Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X perch on my shoulders. Martin leans in and tells me we are all the same under the skin. We are bound to love one another by and by. Malcolm shakes his head. He sighs."