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Martin Luther King’s Dream in the 21st Century


Martin Luther King had the courage to stand up for what he believed in- the idea that regardless of a man’s skin color, he should be treated equally. He should be judged on his character not his skin tone. It is appalling that in 1963 he should have to make such a statement. Just as it is appalling that in ...

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Remembering Dr. King's Struggle Against Gun Control

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Like every year, there will be discussion of his life and achievements. I wish to tell a different story: the story of his struggle against racist gun control laws. Dr. King, who was a registered Republican, kept guns at home for self-defense. He applied for a permit to carry a handgun, but was ...

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Dream Morphs Into A Nightmare

 Revealing Dr. King’s Dream Part 2   “I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous, “I Have A Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial ...

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Why is There No Mention of ‘God’ in the Quotes at the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther Jr. King Memorial?

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2011 — “God” does not appear in any of the quotes from Dr. King at his memorial in Washington, D.C. (For a list of all the quotes go to Wikipedia: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.) Failure to include the mention of God in the memorial is a shocking betrayal of the life, legacy and teachings of Dr. ...

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Revealing Dr. King’s Dream

Nearly half a century ago, one of the most famous speeches in American history was delivered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in our nation’s capital. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a civil rights leader in a time where racial bigotry was a fact. Many have tried to justify the facts, explain them away, make excuses for the ...

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Racism In America

August 28, 1963 on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech to a massive crowd of two hundred thousand plus people. The crowd was made up of many different races of people, not just black, not just white. On that day, people gathered and united for a common good. ...

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Civil Rights Protests/Union Protests: Apples and Oranges!

I read an article today about a black man who marched for civil rights in the days of Martin Luther King. You know, back in the days when American citizens were not only protesting to get real workers’ rights, but also ‘fighting’ for their constitutional civil rights; back in the day when people were being killed simply for demanding that ...

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