Tag: MLK

Pride by U2 – A song about MLK

Pride by U2 – A song about MLK

| January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Speeches Still Resonate Today (VIDEO)

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Speeches Still Resonate Today (VIDEO)

| January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Though he was assassinated more than four decades ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s speeches are as prescient and important as ever. With class inequality running rampant, global protests against the powerful, a war on terror that is more than a decade old and American social mobility slowing to a crawl, King’s words take on […]

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The MLK Monument: A Reminder of Dreams Yet Unfulfilled (Arianna Huffington)

The MLK Monument: A Reminder of Dreams Yet Unfulfilled (Arianna Huffington)

| January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: Sunday’s official dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial has been postponed due to the approach of Hurricane Irene and will be rescheduled for sometime in September or October. Today’s Table of Brotherhood event, which I am speaking at, will go forward as planned. The King memorial opened to the public on […]

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Life of Martin Luther King Jr.

Life of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Age 15 – Started College Age 35 – Nobel Peace Prize Age 39 – Assasinated

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I have a Dream Speech – Martin Luther King Jr.

I have a Dream Speech – Martin Luther King Jr.

| January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of […]

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How Fares the Dream? – Paul Krugman for Huffington Post

How Fares the Dream? – Paul Krugman for Huffington Post

| January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

By PAUL KRUGMAN “I have a dream,” declared Martin Luther King, in a speech that has lost none of its power to inspire. And some of that dream has come true. When King spoke in the summer of 1963, America was a nation that denied basic rights to millions of its citizens, simply because their […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes: FFamous Quotations From MLK’s Speeches, Letters And Sermons (VIDEO)

Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes: FFamous Quotations From MLK’s Speeches, Letters And Sermons (VIDEO)

| January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Martin Luther King Jr., Baptist minister and civil rights activist, is a celebrated figure in American history. A master of oratory, King delivered many famous speeches, sermons and wrote letters that played a huge role in shaping American conscience and continue to inspire millions today. [Scroll down for a sampling of his most famous speeches […]

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