Why We Can't Wait: an MLK classic

I found Why We Can’t Wait in a cardboard box at someone’s used-book sale a few years ago. I pounced on the little Signet paperback because it was  378 more words

Leaven For The Loaf

Unbroken: Surviving The Darkness (or, How Angelina Jolie Made A Movie About Faith) (Movie Review)

Louie Zamperini’s troubled childhood was saved by competitive running, a winding road that led to racing in the Olympics (Germany, 1936). But World War II tabled his running career, and after forty-seven days adrift at sea, internment in a Japanese prisoner of war camp changed his life forever. 1,044 more words



I have always been a black and white sort of guy, with clear ideas of what is right and what is wrong. That belief in absolutes can put me at odds with the society and culture I live in. 226 more words


Power of Silence

Silence. Stillness. Quiet. Something that all parents crave.

We tend to underestimate the power of silence. We live in a reactionary society. Americans are rebellious by nature and vocal because our country was founded on revolutionary protest. 489 more words

Life Hacks

"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." -Martin Luther King, Jr.

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
-Martin Luther King, Jr.


RACISM STOPS WITH ME - Support Legislation to Punish Race Related Acts of Violence

Martin Luther King would have been 86 years old on this upcoming January 15, 2015. His legacy is a civil rights fight that won black people the right to life in America. 599 more words

Everyday Life

Why 'Selma' Is the Film of the Year

In the opening sequence of Ava DuVernay’s Selma, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. accepts his Nobel Prize. In the next scene, four little girls are murdered at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. 896 more words