Dr. King's Beloved Community

Few people have had as powerful an impact on our understanding of the healing power of forgiveness as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  This week, as we honor the memory of King – who was killed in my beloved city of Memphis while trying to preach a message of tolerance, love, forgiveness and equality for all – let us look at King’s message on forgiving and loving our enemies. 634 more words

Pastor Jamal Bryant: “The real civil rights agenda was pushed by Thurgood Marshall” [VIDEO]

In honor of Throwback Thursday (#TBT), we are going back about a month to the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference 2014 that was held in the Nation’s Capital.   32 more words

April Watts

Pastor Jamal Bryant: "The real civil rights agenda was pushed by Thurgood Marshall" [VIDEO]

In honor of Throwback Thursday (#TBT), we are going back about a month to the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference 2014 that was held in the Nation’s Capital.   20 more words

National

The Colourblind Doctrine

by Cristine Edusi

A new ideology has reared its head in our “post racial” century and we have labelled it colour blind. The doctrine rests on the idea that we no longer see colour, just people. 1,085 more words

Racism

Pennsylvania Governor Signs Free Speech Ban Targeting Criminal Offenders

By: Ian Millhiser

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) signed a law on Tuesday that would strip many Pennsylvanians of much of their First Amendment rights if it is upheld by the courts. 579 more words

Law

Big Dreams and Facing Social Injustice

For me one of the biggest dreamers, greatest men, and wisest thinkers of the 20th century was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  He gave all of us a great moral center, and we can still go back to his words to guide us, for he lived and died his word.   337 more words

SAM CRANSTOUN MEMPHIS, TN: Review by Lea Stiina Leinonen

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Sam Cranstoun’s MEMPHIS, TN was being exhibited from 2nd October – 18th October 2014at the Milani Gallery. I hadn’t heard of Sam Cranstoun previously, so when I entered the gallery space I thought it must be a group exhibition as there was a 4 part sculpture installed on the floor (called… 1,512 more words