Happy Birthday, Dr. King! Love, Your Pal, Woolite

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Adiba Nelson shows us how one company got it horribly wrong.

A White Dad’s Thoughts on Raising His Black Son, Racism, and MLK


Alex Barnett shares how his interracial family is exactly the embodiment of the integration and progression forward for which Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. so fervently fought.

What Do We Do With Our American Rage?

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The events surrounding Ferguson are producing ripple effects here and abroad. What do we do with this potential?

How To Be a Leader From Within


Jose Aviles is working on building the leaders of tomorrow, starting with focusing on others.

In The Footsteps of a King: How Raphael G. Warnock is Keeping Martin Luther King Jr’s Dream Alive

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr once spoke for a voiceless nation and now, once again, impoverished Americans are finding themselves in need of a voice to defend them and speak on their behalf. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock may be that voice.

On Race: Madiba Got It Right – Why Can’t We?

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Tim Hart knows his generation has left the young people of America with a big mess in the battle to end racism. But he’s willing to join the fight if you are.

On the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington – Is This The Best We’ve Got to Offer?

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Alex Yarde looks at the politics of today through the lens of History and wonders, is this really the best our Democracy can muster?

50 Years Ago Today: ‘Letter From Birmingham Jail’

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”

A Critical Need for A Narrative About National Peace


Anup Samanta explains how lacking a “narrative about national peace” leads to complacency.

The MLK That Never Gets Quoted: “Don’t Let Anybody Take Your Manhood”


“Move down into the inner resources of [your] own soul and sign with pen and ink of self-assertive manhood [your] own Emancipation Proclamation.”

Acceptance: The Fight of the 21st Century


The values extolled by Martin Luther King Jr. live on how we live them.

The Complicated Legacy of Dr. King


In some circles, speaking ill of Dr. King is blasphemous. But wasn’t he just a man like ourselves?

Rape Discussions Deepen as Indian Rape Victim Dies


The questions at the heart of it all: Why does rape happen? What can we as a society do about it?

Quote on MLK Jr. Monument Will Be Removed

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Abbreviating a quote by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. leads to controversy.

Reflections of a U.S. Jew in Poland


Professor Warren Blumenfeld writes of how the dynamic and palpable tension of history still exists today

Beginning a Dialogue on Death


Coach Cj Swaby’s fight against grief.