Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: Martin Luther King Jr.

Why Kingian democratic socialism is the best path forward for the...

On the anniversary of his assassination, Martin Luther King’s full radical vision is still the best guide for how to lead America to the promised land.

‘The greatest purveyor of violence in the world’

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death."

MLK opposed ‘poverty, racism & militarism’ in speech one year before...

“Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism and militarism.”

Why Martin Luther King Day should matter

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s true legacy remembered.

MLK Day special: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his own...

While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor and organized the Poor People’s Campaign to address issues of economic justice.

Martin Luther King’s giant triplets

It remains an open question, however, when their silent acceptance of militarism, materialism, and the abuse of Planet Earth will end.

SPECIAL: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his own words

While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor and organized the Poor People’s Campaign to address issues of economic justice.

Dr. King’s radical revolution of values

Dr. King’s spirit lives on in the new Poor People’s Campaign, and in every place radicals gather to change the world.

MLK Day special: Rediscovered 1964 King speech on civil rights, segregation...

As the nation marks 90 years since the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we air a rediscovered speech he delivered on December 7, 1964.

The part about MLK white people don’t like to talk about

"Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.”

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