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A Time to Break Silence Speech

Why Martin Luther King Had to Die

Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics
Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D.

King was uniquely positioned to lead so bold a challenge to the forces of America's economic and political status quo. Yet he knew the Poor People's Campaign would attract to him enemies more powerful than he'd faced before.

A Buddhist View: King's Compassion Still Among Us

Gustav Niebuhr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Gustav Niebuhr

In our conversation, I asked Thich Nhat Hanh whether he regarded King, whom he had known, as a bodhisattva, an enlightened being. The monk responded with an unequivocal yes.