What Martin Luther King Said

Martin Luther King was asked about the Nation of Islam’s “aggressive” stance. This was his response.

“But 
I 
do 
feel 
that 
this
 movement
 does 
remind
 the
 nation 
of
 something.


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Racism

Email to My Students: "the luxury of being thankful"

In addition to the absence of coordination and sufficiency, the programs of the past all have another common failing — they are indirect. Each seeks to solve poverty by first solving something else.

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Education

The Sad State Of The United States

I woke up this morning, checked the news online, and this is what greeted me: “Protests Coast To Coast – Demonstrations in 170 U.S. cities”. This country is beginning to look like Greece and Spain. 298 more words

Reflections

Without Love There Is Evil

There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love. -Martin Luther King Jr.

Failure To Listen

Maybe I'm Getting Old...

I began this morning the way I usually do, by opening my Bible and reading a passage, then moving on to Facebook and looking at the overnight posts from my friends. 832 more words

Politics

The Fat Lady Hasn't Sang Yet But She's Stepping Up To The Mic

There are so many things to love about living here in paradise but unfortunately history is not on that list much. Historic Tinker field, a minor baseball park that dates back 100 years has welcomed some of baseball’s greats (and not so greats) as well as famous celebrities and leaders over the years. 646 more words

Pride/Shame: Gandhi/Non-Violence as Violence [excerpt]

The contemporary Alone Self’s baseless esteem is challenged by the presence of other concerns esteemed through experiences with reality. Not to pervert Gandhi’s motives, but let us look at his oft-quoted advice about changing the world: 778 more words

Society