By Jitahadi Imara | While most of the writings on Martin Luther King, Jr. focus on the civil rights movement, little effort has been made to place his speeches and worldview in the context the Freedom and struggles in Africa and other Third World countries. King was informed and inspired by the liberation struggles in Africa and other Third World countries. What has emerged from the voluminous materials and books written about Martin Luther King, Jr. is a single, truncated dimension of King and
Republicans Are Nowhere to Be Found ~
By Raynard Jackson, Columnist ~
In many ways, like Job in the Bible, “For the thing which I greatly feared is come upon me, and that which I was afraid of is come unto me (Job 3:25 King James Version).
I was hoping against all hope that the Republican Party would do something to really pay homage to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday today. But, like Job, I have been forced to conclude “that which I was afraid of is come unto me.”
As my father stated, the end is reconciliation, the end is redemption; the end is the creation of the Beloved Community. We, at The King Center, continue to work toward the creation of that Beloved Community, using my father's philosophy, Nonviolence 365.
Dr. Bernice A. King. CEO of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, announces the celebration of the 30th King Holiday observance and
Cities Across America Are Joining The Movement: Due To The Reaction In New York City, Major U.S. Cities Are Inspired To Follow And Raise Funds For Students To See "SELMA" For Free
New York City, prominent members of the African-American business communities in major cities across America have teamed with Paramount Pictures to create funds for students to see the Golden Globe-nominated film "SELMA" for free in participating theaters. The cities joining the effort will be announced Monday, Januar
by TRUTH Minista Paul Scott
I have marched until my feet have bled and I have rioted until they called the Feds.
What's left my conscious said?
"Revolution" Arrested Development
When folks gather in DC for the Jobs and Justice March and the Martin Luther King Memorial dedication this weekend, I betcha a million bucks that somebody is gonna pose the same question that people have been asking for the last 40 years. "What would Martin Luther King Jr say if he was he
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