A Black Liberation Perspective on Good Friday (As Told by a White Guy)

I finished out The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James H. Cone last night (review on Monday).  I borrowed this book from a friend awhile ago, and I’m glad I did. 674 more words


A Comparison of Two Influential Leaders: Malcolm X v. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Here is a look at some of the most prominent words used in Malcom X’s infamous “By Any Means Necessary” speech and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s ” I Have a Dream Speech.” 20 more words

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Martin Luther King Jr. and AAP

I voted for the first time, and for a side that never took an innocent life. I’m glad I continue to have no blood on my hands, for never shall I dream of a home built on the graves of the innocent and of my very own friends . 154 more words

Jesus, MLK, and How to Close One's Mind

Twice in the past week I’ve come upon some artwork that some people have considered controversial or disturbing.

First there was the story on NPR about the “ 659 more words


I Have A Dream

“I Have A Dream Speech” by Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK Jr., in what can be called the most influential speech of all time, describes a utopia of equality. 151 more words


We can do amazing things!

Recently, while at a conference in Atlanta, Georgia, I had
the opportunity to visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic
Site. This is adjacent to Ebenezer Baptist Church, where Dr. 366 more words

Theology And Faith