Martin Luther King Jr.

Chelsea Handler: It’s ‘Up to White People to Honor Dr. King’

Comedian says on MLK Day white people need to 'think about what it must be like not to be white'

Chelsea Handler speaks onstage at the Chelsea Handler and Chef Jose Andres Heat Up The Kitchen panel during the 2017 Vulture Festival at Milk Studios on May 21, 2017 in New York City. / Getty ImagesLiberal comedian Chelsea Handler said Monday that on Martin Luther King Jr. Day it is "up to white people to honor" the civil-rights icon, adding that they should "think about" what it is like to be another race.