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MLK and Jesus: No Romanticized Kings

Next to Jesus and the Apostle Paul, no leader has influenced me like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose life and legacy we honor annually during this time of year. 1,040 more words

Justice

* What's a school to do?

Here’s a great example of what schools can do to continue Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr.’s life work.  As described in today’s News and Observer… 68 more words

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* A Land Divided

This article was posted in today’s News and Observer.  Written by Isabel Wilkerson, it describes a history of migration of which many whites are probably unfamiliar.   41 more words

Race Matters

One way to honor Martin Luther King? Listen.

It was twenty years ago that I interviewed Cornel West for a lengthy magazine article. He was only 42 then, but he was already an intellectual rock star and the bestselling author of “Race Matters.” Harvard had just lured him away from Princeton. 697 more words

* Dr. King celebrated in Dual Language program

I hope you enjoy this video as much as I have!  A teaching friend of mine was featured on the local news as she and her students study the powerful influence of Dr. 152 more words

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SELMA

This is an open request – PLEASE GO SEE SELMA.

I know you have reasons why you might not go.

To all those who lament “why do we have to keep telling these depressing stories?” I feel you. 887 more words

General Interest

My Favorite Soul Songs of All Time

As the events surrounding Ferguson happened this summer and continued into the fall, I began to wonder why I cared so much, and how it affected me. 687 more words

Stray Thoughts