08 Apr

Martin Luther King, Jr., Beyond Vietnam — A Time to Break Silence

Martin Luther King, Jr. Beyond Vietnam — A Time to Break Silence Delivered 4 April 1967, Riverside Church, New York City The McGlynn: Recently reread bio of Franklin Roosevelt, especially relevant here was his relationship with Winston Churchill and the completely contrasting thoughts both men had relating to colonialism. The combined occupation of French Indochina […]

28 Aug

Martin Luther King – I Have A Dream Speech – August 28, 1963

  Diana: “I have listened and watched video clips of this speech many times.  I used to show it to my students and play a recording of the entire speech in January of every school year.  We would discuss it afterward and the children were always very moved.  It is one of my favorite memories […]

27 Aug

Martin Luther King and the Two 9/11s

  Tomgram: Ariel Dorfman, Martin Luther King and the Two 9/11s By Ariel Dorfman Posted on August 27, 2013, Printed on August 27, 2013 [Note for TomDispatch Readers:With today’s post, TomDispatch shuts down for a week.  The next post will be on Tuesday, September 3rd. Tom] As we approach the 50th anniversary of Martin […]

15 Jan

Martin Luther King Jr Day

Martin Luther King Jr. – His Immortal Vietnam Speech   Quick Facts NAME: Martin Luther King, Jr. OCCUPATION:Civil Rights Activist, Minister BIRTH DATE:January 15, 1929 DEATH DATE:April 04, 1968 EDUCATION: Morehouse College, Crozer Theological Seminary, Boston University PLACE OF BIRTH: Atlanta, Georgia PLACE OF DEATH: Memphis, Tennessee Best Known For Baptist minister and social activist […]

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