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Martin Luther King Social Justice

Honor Dr. King's Revolutionary Vision -- by Fighting for It

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

We need Dr. King's revolutionary vision today: to reform the bank system, to address joblessness and wage inequality, to treat one another -- and ourselves -- as human beings with an inherent worth that can't be measured in a bank account.

Long Live the King! (Remembering America's Only King)

David Alexander Bullock | Posted 04.01.2013 | Black Voices
David Alexander Bullock

In the wake of traumatizing acts of gun violence, Dr. King's own death reminds us of the horrible reality of violence and the need for more than a change in gun policy, but a sustained movement for peace in America and beyond.

Marching Orders From Martin

Harry Boyte | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Harry Boyte

Martin Luther King is rightly remembered this anniversary year of his speech as a dreamer. But to see King only as a dreamer is to miss his greatness.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Was a Social Justice Christian

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

If the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were alive today, he would have been on Glenn Beck's blackboard. That is because King was clearly a Social Justice Christian -- the term and people that Beck constantly derides.