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Relive history tonight August 28th 2013 on MSNBC. See and hear Martin Luther King Jr's Speech on this day in 1963, in its entirety. thinkingblue Also Here: Let Freedom Ring August 28, ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 05:16 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
If we want to honor the Great March on Washington that took place fifty years ago today, we shouldn’t limit ourselves to nostalgia and reciting speeches. We should work to fulfill the concrete ...
by Ken Regal
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 12:52 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Republicans and Conservatives would like you to believe that MLK was one of them. He wasn't. Originally posted on this diarists' web page, TheWhyMovement....
by TheWhyMovement
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 12:10 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I have a small box which holds some objects that are important to me for various reasons. Every so often I open it and contemplate them. There are droplets of aluminum left over from the ...
by WarrenS
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 10:10 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
In the midst of this 50th Anniversary march, I've noticed that conservatives/GOP types take either one of two tacks. The first one is the, "hey, it's a new America now. Race shouldn't mean ANYTHING".
by superseiyan
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 09:30 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
"We offer the following on the crisis in the Senate and the South: In the Deep South the Negroes are, by comparison with the Whites, retarded" This comes from the National Review back in 1960. ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 12:50 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
An invitation Please join us a get together to work this out We can Peace TKUMLK http://s3.amazonaws.com/dk-production/images/46039/large/IMG_1032.JPG?1377439652 http://s3.amazonaws.com/...
by smiley7
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 04:56 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  As we approach the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I have a ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 08:22 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Laura Ingraham highlighted herself as a hate-radio host as she envisioned using a shotgun to assassinate Rep. John Lewis during his MLK speech. On her radio show, Ingraham played Rep. Lewis giving ...
by TeamSarah4Choice
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 07:53 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 50 years ago on August 28th, 1963 estimates of 250,000 people attended the rally and march on Washington, D.C. ...
by StopMotionsolo
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 12:17 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
A sampling of just a tiny fraction of the like-minded comments posted on Glenn Beck's The Blaze website regarding today's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington: Profiling ...
by JLFinch
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Aug 24, 2013 at 03:29 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Where were you 50 years ago? I was an 18 year-old sitting in my sister’s living room in El Paso, Texas watching the March on Washington on her big black and white TV. Two other sisters were in ...
by samsimon
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Aug 24, 2013 at 12:11 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
I haven't lost faith, because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice. -...
by docclay
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 08:17 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Note : This blog was authored by Gilda Valdez, Chair of the SEIU Latino Caucus and chief of staff at SEIU Local 721. Growing up in the 1960s, I never quite understood why my parents were so ...
by SEIU
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Aug 20, 2013 at 01:56 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
UPDATE: Seriously rec list! If anyone was unsure that this site was going down the tubes now we have definitive proof! Thanks for all the recs and comment, but come on - humor is fine but there are ...
by DefendOurConstitution
Comment Count 53 comments on Wed Aug 14, 2013 at 08:33 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
First the arrogance of some pundits of privilege knows no bounds ... Dear Rich Lowry : No Shame, Trayvon Martin Is Emmett Till from Malek Mouzon, huffingtonpost.com -- 07/14/2013 Dear Rich, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 118 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 06:14 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
While many amongst us may grow weary in this time of economic crisis, political stagnation, and a resurgent radical right-wing movement bent on turning back the 20th century, we would all do well to ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 08:41 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” King was jailed for campaigning against racial segregation in ...
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat May 18, 2013 at 09:18 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
This is all that needs to be said of where the NRA -and the Republican Party is today: having Glenn Beck as their Keynote speaker. Oh.... we can't forget those speeches by intellectual giants Ted ...
by ArizonaLiberal
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 07, 2013 at 08:18 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
(Courtesy AMCtv. OMG, that's totally Harry Hamlin as Cutler, Gleason and Chaough head of accounts Jim Cutler, the man who made the law look so cool that the author of this post became a lawyer.) ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 73 comments on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 03:13 PM PDT with 13 Recommends