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MLK Jr. Hails a Cab?

This morning after returning from my college’s 7:00 a.m. annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast I was struck by two stories that came across my Twitter feed.  The first was a short compilation from the New Yorker of some of … Continue reading

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MLK Jr: Conquering Racism, Militarism, and Economic Exploitation

On April 4, 1967, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech at New York’s famous Riverside Church.  Giving it the title “Beyond Vietnam—Breaking Silence,” King called for “radical departures from the destruction of Vietnam.”  He had been moving towards this speech for two years, “[M]oved,” he … Continue reading

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