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Tag: Martin Luther King Jr.

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.”

Thousands of actions nationwide call for culture of nonviolence

Over the course of a week, tens of thousands of people connected the dots between racism, poverty, greed, war, nuclear weapons and environmental destruction, and called for justice and a new culture of nonviolence.

Nonviolence or nonexistence? The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Reverend King posed the fundamental choice of our time: nonviolence or nonexistence. What is your choice?

Spending a night in the Concord jail when Martin Luther King,...

On the evening of April 4, 1968, an hour or so after Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, I was in a jail cell in Concord, Mass., writing a freshman paper about King, Gandhi and Thoreau.

Would Dr. King take a knee? 6 ways his radical spirit...

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

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign born again

Now, 50 years later, a coalition has formed anew to organize poor people in the U.S. into what King called "a new and unsettling force" to fight poverty and forge meaningful change.

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Who’s a bigger threat to democracy—immigrants, or billionaires?

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