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4 Ways Martin Luther King Was More Radical Than You Thought

By Igor Volsky Every January, Martin Luther King, Jr. is universally honored as a national hero who preached a peaceful fight against racial injustice. This saintly image is quite a departure from the kind of attacks the reverend endured over … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King’s Nobel Speech Is an Often Ignored Masterpiece

By Malcolm Jones Martin Luther King’s gifts were manifest. He was an inspired leader, a galvanizing orator, and a brilliant polemicist and prose writer. But more than anything, he knew how to rise to an occasion. On December 10, 1964, … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Photographer Unmasked as Informant

Wow!! History reveals itself everyday. It is not surprising that the FBI was able to penetrate the inner sanctum of the civil rights movement so deeply. J. Edgar Hoover considered the movement as domestic terrorism in today’s vernacular. As my … Continue reading

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Dr. King and the “Guys With the Guns” at the NRA

Martin Luther King III, Rev. Al Sharpton, the NAACP, NUL, and others will be commemorating the 47th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington D.C. just not at the Lincoln Memorial. Glenn … Continue reading

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Black Leaders Announce Move Against Conservative Attempt to Distort King Dream

Wow! Glen beck strikes again. I’m not a fan of Mr. Beck, in fact I believe he is a misguided, sensationalist, racist, non-patriot. I do endorse Ben Jealous and our other black civil rights leaders response. Black Leaders Announce Move Against … Continue reading

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Analysis: Global economy snags King memorial

The Dr. King Memorial on the National Mall in Washington is a very important event and achievement. I plan on being in Washington, DC when it opens in 2011. This is a truly international effort as this article reveals. If … Continue reading

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