Regular Posts Tagged : ‘Martin Luther King Jr.’
7 years ago 25
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By Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered 28 August 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C. Listen to audio here.   I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro […]

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7 years, 3 months ago 0

By Stephanie Samuel Chicago pastors, ministers and political figures gathered at Freedom Baptist Church in Hillside, Ill., to establish Martin Luther King, Jr. as a man of God and a leader who fought for the civil rights of African-Americans. At the same time, they made it clear that King was not a champion for gay rights. The group, which largely consisted of African-Americans, gathered Monday to speak out and commune together at a luncheon. Most of the concerns shared were that […]

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7 years, 3 months ago 0

By BILL MAXWELL In a Fox News interview, Clinton made a point about presidential leadership, saying, “Dr. King’s dream began to be realized when President Lyndon Johnson passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It took a president to get it done.”Although the uproar caused by Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton’s comments about President Lyndon Johnson and slain civil rights legend Martin Luther King Jr. has disappeared from the front pages, a cautionary tale about black irrationality regarding race has […]

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7 years, 5 months ago 0

By Christine Carter, PhD Chances are, your kids spent at least some time recently talking about the civil rights movement in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. I’ve been quizzing the kids in my life about what they know and what they’ve learned about Dr. King. And what they say is a little surprising. Sitting in the back of my minivan, a few kids (aged seven to nine) seemed fixated on the violence surrounding Dr. King’s death. Others told stories […]

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7 years, 6 months ago 0
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By Russell D. Moore LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)–On a wall in my study hangs one of my favorite pictures. It’s a photograph of a line of civil rights workers — in the heat of the Jim Crow era. They’re standing shoulder-to-shoulder, all of them bearing a sandwich-board-type sign. The sign reads, simply: “I Am a Man.” I love that picture because it sums up precisely the issue at that time, and at every time. The struggle for civil rights for African-Americans […]

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