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Trying to Turn Back the Clock 6/30-7/7 – 2013

Here are a number of stories that clearly indicate the need to keep up the struggle for human rights and against hate. They include watermelons and a pickaninny in a 4th of July Parade, a cross burning, both these offensive acts took place in NC, and a hate crime against …

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Center for American Progress: Can Americans Reclaim the Dream?

From the Center for American Progress: Watch Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and best-selling author of  Who Stole the American Dream?, who will come to the Center for American Progress to discuss how a little-known memo by a Virginia corporate lawyer launched a movement that reshaped this nation’s economic playing field. …

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Let Us Remember King by Making His Dream a Reality

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of history’s greatest champions for peace and justice. Dr. King died working to bring about his vision of a just and peaceful world. Killed in Memphis TN by an assassin’s bullet, King was in the city …

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On MLK Day A Message from Veterans For Peace

Veterans For Peace calls on the nation to celebrate the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today by learning from his legacy and heeding his words. As peacemakers and justice seekers we believe it is not enough to honor Dr. King by applauding gains our nation has made toward …

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Video Biographies about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Here are several video biographies about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King had a huge impact on the world and his words and work have such relevance for us today. Inspired by him many people have taken it upon themselves make videos to tell history. A few are high quality, some are at best OK, but all are …