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The Content of Our Character: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday

Jim Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jim Thomas

More than any of the other legal holidays, this one challenges us. First, we were challenged to establish it. Now we return to a more fundamental challenge: Are we who we say we are?

Between Hope and Despair: Martin Luther King, Barack Obama, and War

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

In the course of one year, those who thought President Obama would move our nation closer towards Dr. King's vision find themselves tottering between hope and despair.

Mad Men: "Wee Small Hours" -- HuffPost Review

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Listening to Martin Luther King on the murder of four girls in a Birmingham church, Betty opines that maybe this civil rights thing is premature. But Betty should know that a dream deferred can dry up like a raisin in sun.

Barack Obama and the American Dream

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lauri Lyons

The past four decades have been a mixture of social growing pains and progress. Even with that said, most people never believed that a Black man would become the President.

I Want to be Black!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Being white these days feels about as relevant as being at a Sunday night bingo session at a rural Elks Lodge. I want to be in the fun club!

McCain Salutes Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" Speech

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Lewis

McCain: I have a dream that one day all men will live out the true meaning of my creed: "We hold these first wives to be self-evidently dump-able (especially if they have gained a lot of weight after a severely disfiguring car accident).

McCain's MLK Moment: "I Have A McDream!"

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Lewis

"I am grateful for the fact that I have a wonderful life. I spent some years without a kitchen table, without a chair, and I know what it's like to b...

Two Augusts, Two Dreams: Martin Luther King and Barack Obama

Ariel Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ariel Gonzalez

It's easy to forget how hated MLK was. When he won the Nobel Peace Prize, many people viewed him as a troublemaking fool or a communist agent.