What If All Our Heroes Were Ideas?


Let’s replace our heroes with ideas.

Inspiration Unpacked: Are We Ready to Grow Up?


The world now demands a maturity of America that we may not be able to achieve. ~ Dr. Martin Luther King

May We #ReclaimMLK With Mindfulness


An overlooked variable of Martin Luther King Jr.’s success was his unique ability to mindfully use his strong emotions rather than be used by them.

Lost Recordings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Add Insight to His Legacy

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Newly discovered recordings of Dr. King reveal rare insights on how his trip to Africa influenced his life, teachings and philosophy.

Dreams Only Die if You Kill Them

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Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream, and we’re still dreaming it. Now is not the time to say we can’t make this dream come true.

Celebrating Dr. King the Right Way


On MLK Day 2014, John Lash asks us to fully realize the profound power of our daily actions both to change ourselves and to change others.

A Dark Road

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Tom Matlack gives a very personal account of Civil Rights in a time and place where not much was civil–Mississipi, 1964

Breaking the Emotional Coma Cycle

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Jason Hairston explains how constricted masculinity damages male relationships

Robert F. Kennedy and Me

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On the 45th anniversary of his death, Deborah A. Lott describes the reaction to the assassination of Bobby Kennedy: in the Ambassador Hotel where he was scheduled to speak, and in the days and years after.

Teaching Peace – For Martin


Peace is daunting and dangerous. But Julie Gillis insists that it has to be taught.

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 Measure of a Man in the Digital Age


I contemplate the tracks of my peers as technology and personhood become more intertwined.

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.

The Story of a Reluctant Activist


Geoffrey Philp is a political activist who is dedicated to exonerating Marcus Garvey. Here’s his story.