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Tag: Martin Luther King Jr.

50 years later, a speech by King has lessons for a...

Difficult work remains for those in whom Martin Luther King Jr. had the most hope: the people, organizing grass-roots power for peace.

MLK called for a “radical revolution of values.” The movement for...

50 years ago, King blasted militarism, racism and poverty in his “Beyond Vietnam” speech. The new Beyond the Moment campaign carries forward his radical vision.

Chris Hedges and Albert Raboteau on ‘American Prophets’ importance in an...

Watch the two thinkers talk about Raboteau’s book, which discusses the work of religious figures such as Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Social movements converge on April 4 anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther...

“Every day workers of color across this country face deep-seated racism that would seem to be out of Dr. King’s era, but is, sadly, still reality today.”

In the age of Trumpian reaction, is MLK’s legacy to the...

This is why we need the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., today more than ever.

Trump Just Gave An MLK Day Speech That Ignored MLK

Trump vowed he would expand the U.S. armed forces to be “so strong and vigilant that nobody messes with us.”

Martin Luther King III: Don't Idolize My Father, Embrace His Ideals...

In celebration of Bloody Sunday, King’s eldest son, Martin Luther King III, spoke this past weekend in Selma and asked the people to embrace his father's ideals of freedom, justice and equality rather than idolize him.

Exclusive: Newly Discovered 1964 MLK Speech on Civil Rights, Segregation and...

In a newly discovered recording of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., listen exclusively to his major address in London on segregation, the fight for civil rights and his support for Nelson Mandela and the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa.

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As the global community grapples with the aftermath of what is being termed the largest IT outage in history, the focus remains on restoring normalcy and addressing the vulnerabilities exposed by this incident.

Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

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Billionaire-backed JD Vance claims working class support despite anti-labor record

Vance accepted the party’s vice-presidential nomination with promises to champion the interests of everyday Americans.

Groundbreaking study highlights urgent need to protect global forest carbon sinks

Published in Nature, the study underscores the importance of global forests in absorbing carbon dioxide and calls for immediate action to protect these ecosystems.