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.
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.
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.
"Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.”
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.
“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."
"We’ve invited the people to speak for themselves, because I think it’s time for a revolution."
He remained, to the end, the prophet of nonviolent resistance.
Dr. King’s spirit lives on in the new Poor People’s Campaign, and in every place radicals gather to change the world.
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