Thursday, November 21, 2019

Tag: MLK

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."

Honoring the radical evolution of Martin Luther King, Jr.

He remained, to the end, the prophet of nonviolent resistance.

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.

Progressive or Bust’s provocative meme assaults liberals’ hypocrisy

Rather than demean their civil rights struggle (which, by MLK’s design, enlisted many whites), the meme means to honor it as a needed and noble one.

MLK’s dream of housing equality

Housing was a key part of King’s vision for economic justice, but most black Americans don’t own homes.

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Enough with the fake rhino horns

Scientists have once again developed a method to fabricate horns in the lab, supposedly to disrupt poachers and wildlife traffickers. Here’s why that won’t work.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."