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MLK Boulevard: A Snapshot of King's Dream Deferred

MLK Boulevard: A Snapshot of King’s Dream Deferred

by Jamilah King, Josh Begley on January 20 2014, 7:00AM

What do streets named after Dr. Martin Luther Jr. tell us about economic justice today?

Topics: History

How to Be a Racial Justice Hero, on MLK Day and All Year Long Infographic

How to Be a Racial Justice Hero, on MLK Day and All Year Long

by Hatty Lee, Terry Keleher on January 16 2012, 10:26AM

Martin Luther King, Jr., isn’t the only racial justice hero—you can be one too. Simply drill down on your daily routine, ask some basic questions about equity in the institutions you engage and deploy your own hero powers to fight for it.

Topics: MLK Day, Politics

MLK Memorial Finally Dedicated After 10 Years of Fundraising, a Hurricane and Earthquake

MLK Memorial Finally Dedicated After 10 Years of Fundraising, a Hurricane and Earthquake

by Jorge Rivas on October 17 2011, 2:32PM

The celebration was far smaller than organizers had anticipated back in August, but the message was loud and clear: there’s still work left to be done.

Topics: Politics

MLK Memorial Unveiled to Cheers -- And Criticism

MLK Memorial Unveiled to Cheers — And Criticism

by Jorge Rivas on August 22 2011, 12:45PM

Critics are unhappy Dr. King’s sculpture was created by Chinese artist Lei Yizin in China.

Topics: Politics

Poll: More Than Half of Americans Believe King's Dream Has Been Fulfilled

Poll: More Than Half of Americans Believe King’s Dream Has Been Fulfilled

by Jorge Rivas on August 19 2011, 11:54AM

Just over half of Americans polled say Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of racial equality has been fulfilled.

Topics: Politics

MLK in 2011: Tim Wise, Barbara Ransby and Michelle Chen

by Kai Wright on January 17 2011, 12:30PM

Colorlines writers apply King’s ideas to today’s politics.

Topics: Kai Wright

We Twisted King's Dream, So We Live With His Nightmare

We Twisted King’s Dream, So We Live With His Nightmare

by Tim Wise on January 17 2011, 8:00AM

Today’s remembrances abstract non-violence from justice, colorblindness from racial equity and public service from radical social transformation.

Topics: History, MLK Day

Remembering MLK: The Things We've Forgotten Would Guide Us

Remembering MLK: The Things We’ve Forgotten Would Guide Us

by Barbara Ransby on January 14 2011, 9:51AM

Civil rights historian Barbara Ransby says we are all King’s political heirs.

Topics: History, MLK Day

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Call for Peace as Racial Justice Still Rings

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Call for Peace as Racial Justice Still Rings

by Michelle Chen on January 13 2011, 9:47AM

Global Justice columnist Michelle Chen explores the legacy of King’s antiwar activism.

Topics: Global Justice, MLK Day

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