Quote Of The Day

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.” -Martin Luther King Jr. Tweet

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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words Pic Of The Week

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Martin Luther King Jr. On Black Economics & War

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Quote Of The Day

“The tragedy of physical slavery was that it gradually led to the paralysis of mental slavery.” -Martin Luther King Jr. Tweet

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Book Excerpt Of The Week, “Let The Trumpet Sound: The Life Of Martin Luther King Jr.” By: Stephen B. Oates

“The city fathers, however, refused to take the boycott seriously. ‘Comes the first rain day,’ the mayor said with a laugh, ‘and the Negroes will be back on the buses.’ In fact, it rained the next day. But the Negroes stayed off the buses, most of them trudging to work under umbrellas and newspapers, bundled […]

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Kwame Ture Critiques Martin Luther King’s Protest Strategy

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Anecdote Of The Week: Timing Is Everything

“How long? Not long. Martin and Malcolm knew they didn’t have much time. In Benjamin Mays’ famous poem he illuminates how time is fleeting: ’60 seconds in a minute, a lifetime depends on it.’ In the average lifespan of 70 years, people will spend 23 years sleeping, 16 years working, 8 years watching television, 6 […]

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Martin Luther King. Jr.: Letter From Birmingham Jail; April 16, 1963

Today is the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “Letter From Birmingham Jail.” Here it is (Read and think deeply): MY DEAR FELLOW CLERGYMEN: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities “unwise and untimely.” Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work […]

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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words Pic Of The Week

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & Dorothy Dandridge Tweet

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