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Alveda King

Would King Have Evolved on Gay Rights?

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 07.30.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Recently, and not surprisingly, the emotional battle over LGBT rights has focused on America's moral giant Martin Luther King, Jr. and the question: "What Would Martin Do?"

Did Glenn Beck Fool Taylor Branch -- or What?

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

Taylor Branch is a progressive to be reckoned with when it comes to documenting the history of the American civil rights movement. That's why I was so shocked to read his account of Glenn Beck's Fox-hyped rally in Washington.

Extremism, the Makeover, and Election 2010

Hans Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Not long ago, a passing familiarity with Bible verses, a flair for rhetoric, and hunger for a following could be enough to land someone in a small-tow...

Glenn Beck's Big Bust on the Mall

Bill Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Press

After months of huffing and puffing on Fox News, Glenn Beck did succeed in pulling a big crowd out to the Lincoln Memorial on August 28th. But, once they got there, nothing happened.

No, Alveda King, Our Founders Did Not Put "God" On Our Money

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Rodda

Alveda King obviously needs a little history lesson -- the national motto chosen by our founders was "E Pluribus Unum." The changing of our national motto to "In God We Trust" didn't happen until the 1950s.

Alveda King's attempted claiming of the MLK legacy is sad

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

Many black leaders oppose the comparisons between the African-American civil rights movement and the gay rights movement. But few are as vehemently ...

A Corrupted Dream

Kierra Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kierra Johnson

The legacy of the Civil Rights Movement is my legacy. The roots of my life begin in Valdosta and Decatur, Georgia. My family went to the Dr. King cel...