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Mlk Day 2014

How to Truly Honor Dr. King

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 03.23.2014 | Black Voices
Rev. Al Sharpton

e simply cannot celebrate Dr. King, then turn around and watch efforts to dismantle the very things he fought and died for. Here we are recognizing such an esteemed figure and a national holiday, yet the Supreme Court recently gutted part of the Voting Rights Act itself.

The Uncompromising Anti-Capitalism of Martin Luther King Jr.

Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 03.22.2014 | Religion
Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D.

The factor that most powerfully fueled King's opposition to capitalism is the imperative of his biblical faith to bridge the gulf between abject poverty and superfluous wealth. In this sense he considered capitalism an insult to his faith.

MLK Day Celebrations Honor The Late Civil Rights Activist

AP | PHILLIP LUCAS | Posted 03.22.2014 | Black Voices

ATLANTA (AP) — As the nation remembered and reflected Monday on the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., leaders and everyday Americans talked...

Martin Luther King: An Emotionally Intelligent Leader

Diana Divecha Ph.D. | Posted 03.19.2014 | Black Voices
Diana Divecha Ph.D.

Today we celebrate the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King was an iconic leader who used his passion to strategize an end to racial and economic inequality. And, whether he was aware of doing so or not, he used emotionally intelligent techniques to persuade and inspire people of all colors to join him.