Honoring Rev. King, Recommending “Selma”

* “Our whole campaign in Alabama has been centered around the right to vote. In focusing the attention of the nation and the world today on the flagrant denial of the right to vote, we are exposing the very origin, the root cause, of racial segregation in the...

Marching on Washington for Economic and Social Justice

* “Timid supplication for justice will not solve the problem. We have got to confront the power structure massively.” —Martin Luther King Jr. “If all the discriminatory laws in the United States were immediately repealed, race would still remain as one of the most pressing moral and political problems in the nation. . . . […]

Read All About the 1963 March on Washington

Recommended Reading about a Movement Still Moving While we’re working on a longer piece about the great March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom of August 28, 1963, we’d like to point you to some writings about the event that we think are worth spending some time...

“There Is a Creative Force in This Universe”

The Poor People’s Campaign, 40 Years before Occupy Wall Street “Oh America, how often have you taken necessities from the masses to give luxuries to the classes. . . . God never intended for one group of people to live in superfluous inordinate wealth, while others...

Rev. King and Gun Violence: “Study War No More”

httpv:// * “A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.” —Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., “Declaration...