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Letter From Birmingham Jail – 50 Years Later

April 16th marked the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s famous Letter from Birmingham. Four days earlier, King had been arrested, along with many of…

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Nina Simone: Why? (The King of Love is Dead)–VIDEO

In the aftermath of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination 45 years ago, a song poured out of Gene Taylor. Mr. Taylor was an accomplished and…

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MLK and the Mountaintop (VIDEO)

45 years ago today, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated by James Earl Ray. In his last public appearance, King gave a glorious but sadly…

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A Brief Debate On Political Gradualism, Gay Rights, and Abortion

I got a response from someone I went to high school with about something I shared on Facebook.  It follows from a previous debate, which…

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