Tag Archives: Martin Luther King Jr.

“The Three Evils” address delivered by Martin Luther King 8/31/1967

“The Three Evils,” Delivered at the National Conference on New Politics August 31, 1967,  Chicago, Il Some excerpts: What they [Democrats and Republicans] truly advocate is Socialism for the rich and Capitalism for the poor. [W]e are now experiencing the coming … Continue reading

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Montgomery Bus Boycott

59 years ago today the Montgomery Bus boycott began and lasted 381 days. Between 30,000 to 40,000 African Americans boycotted the metropolitan bus company in response to the arrest of Rosa Parks because she refused to give up her seat to … Continue reading

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Fifty years ago today

“This Train” is Studs Terkel’s chronicle of the 1963 train ride to and from the March on Washington with interviews of the participants, 50 years ago today. The train carried 1600 people from Chicago.

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“Would You Harbor Me?”

Today was our Martin Luther King assembly. It’s the best assembly done each year, in part because the students are pretty much in charge, but also because it has evolved into an assembly about celebrating all kinds of difference. All … Continue reading

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