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The Importance Of The MLK Jr. Memorial

The Huffington Post | Sarah H. Lee | Posted 02.02.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Last weekend, the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial finally got its ...

Fighting to Fulfill "The Dream"

Rep. Yvette D. Clarke | Posted 10.27.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. Yvette D. Clarke

Standing in the symbolic shadow of Dr. King offers a stark reminder of the sacrifice, vigilance and perseverance required to attain and maintain the dream of equality in our nation.

King Memorial Should Bring Renewed Attention to His Call for Continuous, Positive Action

Rep. Andre Carson | Posted 10.27.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. Andre Carson

For many, Dr. King's name evokes first and foremost his incredible oratory. But Dr. King was so much more than eloquent words with unparalleled persuasive force.

The Struggle Continues for the Dream

Rep. Alcee L. Hastings | Posted 10.27.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. Alcee L. Hastings

Today, when the term "civil rights" appears to be an old-fashioned concept and the ideology of post-racialism penetrates the minds of many Americans, it is only proper to pause and recognize moments in history that remind us not only of how far we have come, but of how the fight for equality still continues.

Memorializing The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Prophet of Progress

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 01.15.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

The faith of King is not conservative, one that insists on looking backwards for the "better days" that in reality never were. Rather, it is a faith that faces forward, toward a better day in a promised land.