• Martin Luther King Jr. Last Speech: 'I've Been to The Mountaintop' [VIDEO & FULL TEXT]

    Most people commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day turn to his iconic I Have a Dream speech. But King gave another famous speech the night before he died, known as the Promised Land or Mountaintop speech. In it, he alluded to his imminent assassination and the legacy he would leave behind. Listen to the audio file, watch the video, and read the full text of Dr. King's final speech here.
  • Walled Cities Around the World

    While today's modern cities certainly are graced by large fortifications, since the first days of civilization walls have been built around cities to protect citizens from outside invaders and attacks.