I was planning to start off the new year on this blog with a positive or uplifting post, but this story is too frustrating to ignore. Evidently a Muslim family was kicked off a plane flight on New Year’s Day because they were overheard discussing the safest place to sit on an airplane. I am […]
Tag Archive 'Civil Rights'
For the past four years, a Colorado Springs middle school has been sending only black students to a district-wide MLK Day Celebration. Many in the news media have pointed out the incredible irony of segregating students in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. However, fewer have pointed out what I see as the critical district-wide […]
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday (which was actually last week), here is his most famous speech.
Dr. King and the civil rights movement exemplified the power of non-violent resistance and the change that can be brought about by committed progressives. As King said,
“Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.”