Wednesday, August 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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CEO pay is up nearly 1000% over the last four decades

"The economy would suffer no harm if CEOs were paid less (or taxed more)."

Did North Dakota regulators hide an oil and gas industry spill larger than Exxon...

“I am disgusted with how state officials and city council members view these threats and deem it acceptable to potentially harm human health.”

Exploiting Russiagate coma, Democrats raped climate movement

Never expect a climate warrior to fare well in a Russiagate party obviously at war with talking about climate.

Our vanishing world: Rainforests

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player...

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."