Tag: Martin Luther King Jr.

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    Her letters, papers, photographs, and library all remain inaccessible to the public, so historians and scholars are unable to tell her story in full. More

    February 1, 2013 | Comments

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    The Supreme Court is weighing the legal challenge to Arizona’s strict immigration law, and religious groups opposed to the law are appealing to language throughout the scriptures “to take care of the stranger,” says Catholic News Service staff writer Patricia Zapor. More

    April 27, 2012 | Comments

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    “American politics is broken today, and Dr. King’s message, his life, his values and virtues can offer us a strategy for healing what is broken.” More

    August 26, 2011 | Comments

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    The president of Morehouse College speaks about Martin Luther King Jr.’s religious maturation as well as the need for contemporary Americans to have “the moral will to act” in the face of persistent economic disparities between blacks and whites.
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    August 26, 2011 | Comments

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    We ask some of the first visitors to the MLK Memorial on the National Mall to share their thoughts on its significance and on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More

    August 24, 2011 | Comments

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    During the Montgomery bus boycott “it was black Christians teaching white Christians what it mean to be Christian,” says a white Lutheran pastor who joined with Martin Luther King Jr. and others to change the world. More

    January 14, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch much more of our conversation with Rev. Robert Graetz, who calls the Montgomery bus boycott a spiritual movement based on love and nonviolence that changed the hearts of people across the country. More

    January 14, 2011 | Comments

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    Martin Luther King Jr and Abraham Lincoln loomed large over Glenn Beck’s recent Restore Honor rally. Both of them were exceptional historical figures who had an exceptional sense of caution when they spoke of God in relation to American destiny.
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    September 3, 2010 | Comments

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    On one level, Obama’s State of the Union address was low on religious rhetoric. Yet he used our civil religious tradition to connects the theme of American uniqueness to the idea that the nation stands under some form of providential judgment. More

    January 28, 2010 | Comments

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    “It is doubly ironic that the core of the first State of the Union address from a black president would contain such a profoundly affirmative nod in the direction of good old US economic imperialism…first, the history of slavery and racism is definitely connected to such classic American economic hubris, and, second, he made this particular case so clearly dependent on the rhetoric of Martin Luther King.” More

    January 28, 2010 | Comments

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