DETROIT (AP) – Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks that have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse… 224 more words
Today, August 28, marks the 51st anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.'” 37 more words
"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." -Martin Luther King Jr.
In the context of my thankfully less dramatic(less that is, than MLK’s) life, Dr. King’s words are convicting. Yesterday, our chapel speaker at school exhorted us to not just ‘make a difference’ but to ‘make it different’. 223 more words
I want to start by saying this is not the place to debate religious beliefs about being gay/lesbian. If you want to partake in futile arguments from either side I’m sure there is a troll on twitter you can get started with. 535 more words
Hayao Miyazaki’s Princess Mononke has made my philosophy obsessed neurons to re-examine the conflict of Israel and Palestine. The resemblances are quite uncanny. A village with modern weapons threatening the well being of a forest full of magical creatures, resulting in an ever-growing swamp of hatred. 753 more words