Tag: Martin Luther King

Happy Birthday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!

So much has changed – Obama and Oprah are evidence of King’s Dream realized, yet so much has stayed the same – Black men are still being lynched by cops and civilians, African-American unemployment is double the national average, and racism, while cloaked, is alive and well. Dr. King’s Dream is still only half realized but at least we are on the way!

Happy Martin Luther King Day 2017!

With a man entering the White House due to voter suppression of millions of people in key swing states, this year, even more than most, we embrace the legacy of Martin Luther King as an inspiration for the fight to come!

Because He Dreamt

Today’s celebration of the 51st anniversary of Martin Luther King’s iconic “I Had A Dream” speech at the March On Washington, had me pondering the whole issue. How far have we actually come? And will we ever get all the way there?