Friday, September 30, 2022

Tag: MLK

How the Vietnam War pushed MLK to embrace global justice, not...

On July 2, 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. stood behind President Lyndon Baines Johnson as the Texan signed into law the Civil...

The liberal contempt for Martin Luther King’s final year

“It challenges the imagination to contemplate what lives we could transform if we were to cease killing.”

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.

Building MLK’s beloved community in 2019 and beyond

By taking up positive political and environmental activism, many citizens, in the U.S. and around the world, are still working to make Dr. King’s beloved community a reality.

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.”

Beyond NATO: Time to break the silence, end NATO’s militarism

NATO is a front for Western military aggression, which has resulted in destruction around the world, mass deaths and mass migration as people are forced from their NATO-destroyed communities.

Delta Airlines helps National Park Service reopen MLK national park amidst...

“As we celebrate his life and legacy this holiday weekend, we felt it was important we do our part to ensure that the historical landmarks be accessible to the public."

50 years after MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign, 2,500+ arrested over 6...

"We’ve invited the people to speak for themselves, because I think it’s time for a revolution."

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The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

Highland Park victims sue gun-maker, stores over negligence and deceptive practices

Along with the company—which plaintiffs argue violated a consumer protection law—the families and victims sued an online retailer and local gun store.

We need to elect more leaders from the labor movement into government

Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.