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Rev. Ralph Abernathy with ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Jan 16, 2012 at 01:27 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Since I am a preacher by ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 81 comments on Mon Jan 16, 2012 at 08:30 PM PST with 29 Recommends
In his 1991 memoir, Breaking Barriers, journalist Carl Rowan writes that in 1964 congressman John Rooney told him that he and his congressional committee had heard J. Edgar Hoover play ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 136 comments on Mon Oct 17, 2011 at 01:47 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I've been watching coverage of the Martin Luther King Jr. monument ...
by Willinois
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Aug 24, 2011 at 06:50 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Yesterday afternoon, the Kapanke Recall Crew submitted twice the needed signatures in half the needed time. This was news that charged us Darling volunteers up as we headed into a predominantly ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 51 comments on Sat Apr 02, 2011 at 07:01 PM PDT with 101 Recommends
by BlueJessamine
Comment Count 80 comments on Fri Mar 25, 2011 at 05:30 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
This weekend the new Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial on the National Mall will be dedicated in Washington, D.C.
by modemocrat
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Oct 16, 2011 at 07:41 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered by a sniper on this day 43 years ago. We lost more than just one of the most powerful voices for social justice we have ever had. We seem to have lost our soul.
by DWG
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Apr 04, 2011 at 07:01 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
An injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Chacounne
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Jan 17, 2011 at 09:07 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Cross posted at [Dirigo Blue http://bit.ly/epc0NM] Most of you know that then candidate for Maine governor Paul LePage promised to tell [President Obama to go to hell http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
by Spud1
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri Jan 14, 2011 at 11:40 AM PST with 25 Recommends
It was pretty gruesome watching Glenn Beck try to declare himself Martin Luther King Junior-Junior at his self-promotion rally last weekend. As invariably happens with right-wingers, Beck’s ...
by Tara the Antisocial Social Worker
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Sep 05, 2010 at 06:45 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
..."I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that ...
by soothsayer99
Comment Count 455 comments on Fri Aug 27, 2010 at 08:02 AM PDT with 196 Recommends
The left leads the way. Some are just slow to recognize it. On issue after issue, it plays out more or less the same. All the best ideas come originally from the left and are resisted to the very ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 585 comments on Fri Aug 20, 2010 at 08:57 AM PDT with 659 Recommends
Last Saturday I went to see the Liberty Bell. This was not my idea, and I found it unexpectedly gripping. The exhibits preceding the Bell itself attempt to tell its story as an enduring symbol of ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 67 comments on Sat May 15, 2010 at 05:16 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
{ from Notes on the Apocalypse } Anyone paying attention must surely still be reeling over the Citizen’s United v FEC case wherein the SCOTUS smote us. Citizens United. How’s that ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 372 comments on Fri Jan 29, 2010 at 11:12 AM PST with 557 Recommends
...the smell of burnt gunpowder and wet cotton, the taste of cold fried chicken and cheap lipstick, the sounds of grown men weeping, of heavy wood hitting dark flesh, of ...
by Brown Man ATL
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jan 18, 2010 at 08:54 AM PST with 7 Recommends
This Monday the nation will pause for a minute to celebrate the birthday, life, work, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. All through this three day weekend we will see ads on tv, read them in ...
by Stewart Acuff
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jan 15, 2010 at 02:16 PM PST with 10 Recommends
On April 3rd and 4th there will be a national march on Wall St in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Bail Out The People! a grassroots ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 40 comments on Sat Feb 28, 2009 at 10:03 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Bail Out The People! In honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, who passed away Apr 4th, 1968. “Freedom is ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2009 at 10:49 AM PST with 3 Recommends
How to participate in the National Day of Service if your going to be in a bus all day on your way to the Inauguration. USAService.org USAService....
by J Bird
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2009 at 08:58 AM PST with 5 Recommends