To honor Dr. King's legacy we need to go the peaceful way, not because it sometimes works, but because it is the best way of life. The peaceful way creates a community where life and creativity can flourish.
Utah has become the next ground zero in the immigration battle. A new bill mimics Arizona's SB 1070 and incorporates pieces that effectively legalize racial profiling and institutionalized discrimination.
The Senate vote vote on a measure which could have put an end to the "Don't Ask. Don't Tell" policy immediately brought to mind the 1948 decision by President Harry S. Truman to desegregate the U.S. military.
Just before the November election I witnessed an incident involving two men at a gas station, and although there was no physical confrontation and no crime committed, the potential for violence was undeniable.