Buffett Heir Buys Rosa Parks Archive

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

National

Dream Speech 51st Anniversary

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

Encouragement

He Had A Dream

If you have the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC, a tour of the monument and memorials is inspirational. I believe that evening tours lend enhanced gravitas and impact by virtue of dramatic lighting on the granite, marble and other structures. 95 more words

Photography

I Have A Dream

This morning my son, Canyon, informed me that today is the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s inspiring “I Have A Dream” speech.  I looked it up on… 193 more words

Mind/Education/Thought

"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

Sammie Oh

Pull Your Head Out... Yeah, ESPN - we're talking to you.

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

Bad Taste

Israel and Palestine through the eyes of Miyazaki

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

Politics