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Martin Luther King Beyond Vietnam Speech

What Ferguson Says About America

Dave Pruett | Posted 02.06.2015 | Politics
Dave Pruett

One might think that, by turning Martin Luther King, Jr., into a cultural icon and electing a black president, America has bid farewell to its racist past. Recent events in Ferguson, MO, New York, and Phoenix, however, blow holes in that fantasy.

Why We Still March on Washington

Derrick Darby | Posted 10.26.2013 | Black Voices
Derrick Darby

In his "I Have a Dream" speech, King said: "1963 is not an end but a beginning." 2013 may not be the beginning but it is far from the end.

Martin: In Memory and In Life

Mumia Abu-Jamal | Posted 06.08.2013 | Black Voices
Mumia Abu-Jamal

We know that the true Martin Luther King does not dwell in statues, in ghetto streets bearing his name, or in schools where children are violated daily in buildings erected in his name. His true spirit dwells with the least of these,

OWS To Hold Vigil For MLK

Posted 01.11.2012 | New York

Occupy Wall Street is coordinating a global series of candlelight vigils on Sunday, January 15th in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Protesters aim to ...

Martin Luther King and War: When Truth Kills

Janet Kinosian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Kinosian

2010-04-05-MLK.jpg When Martin Luther King was gunned down on April 4, 1968 many believe those shots were a direct result of his famed Riverside Church speech "Beyond Vietnam" given exactly one year prior.