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What’s Your Favorite Martin Luther King Jr. Quote?

Posted by in Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 16th January, 2013 | 4 Comments

MLK quoteMartin Luther King, Jr. has said some remarkable things in his time, inspiring millions of people along the way. Here are a few of our favorite quotes of his. What’s yours?

Heartfelt Tribute to MLK in Oakland CA

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 15th January, 2012 | No Comments

Photo Credit: Laird NolanMavis Staples performed Sunday night at the Paramount Theater in Oakland, CA for the 10th Annual Martin Luther King Tribute. Seeing her on the eve of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, a moment I won’t soon forget.

No Way to Honor Dr. King

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 26th August, 2011 | 1 Comment

6079715469_3fbd385c93The ceremonies for the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington DC were kicked off on August 24 at an event billed as Honoring Global Leaders for Peace. But some of those honored are a far cry from King’s beloved community of the poor and oppressed.