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Letter to America: Achieving Racial Justice Is A Job For All Of Us
CEO, The Education Trust
The work of achieving the America we dream of should not be the work of one group or another but all of us who call this country home. And we the people -- Black, Brown, White -- must not rest until all can claim that dream. And bring it to powerful, just fruition.
Using Dr. King's Name to Support Bigotry
Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith
Writer, author, musician, pastor, preacher and social justice ...
Kim Davis has been jailed because her God-sense tells her it is right and fitting to discriminate against people; Dr. King was in jail because his God-sense told him it was wrong to mete out injustice against anyone - especially blacks.
7 Ways To Be Sure You Are A Martin Luther King Jr. Kind Of Christian
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush
Former Executive Editor Of Global Spirituality and Religion, T...
As we honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. it is worthwhile to to consider the kind of faith King embodied. Because there isn't just one kind of Christian -- and not all faith, or all faith leaders, lead towards freedom.
A Serious Flaw in Common Core
Social studies educator, Hofstra University, my opinions, of c...
Despite claims by advocates for Common Core, there is no universal timeless interpretation of a text. Meaning then and now is something that we debate, not uncover, while supporting our views with evidence from both the text and from the world.
How Children Transformed America
Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children's Defense Fund
On this 50th anniversary of the Birmingham Children's Crusade it is a time to remember, honor, and follow the example of the children who were frontline soldiers and transforming catalysts in America's greatest moral movement of the 20th century.
We Must Act
Professor, Founding Dean, School of Education & Social Policy,...
Justice for me requires action, however imperfect and partial. Justice demands that we accomplish real goals for real people. Such on-the-ground actions rarely get noticed, often get waylaid, and are almost never completely successful.
MLK's 'Letter From A Birmingham Jail' Inspires Christian Clergy Group
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