“Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience,” King once said. “I don’t believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others.”
“I encourage you to study my father/nonviolence in full,” Bernice King said.
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“The President stood for bridges. Now it's time to stand for our voting rights,” said Arndrea Waters King, wife of Martin Luther King III.
The 11-page complaint claims the civil rights icon’s work is “anti-white” — but on a technicality.
Some of the biggest theatrical talents in our community have taken on the roles.
The singer/songwriter said breaking down the formula would ruin the behind-the-scenes magic.
To empower current and future leaders during a time of blatant hatred, King must not be seen as a symbol of centrism or the Black moderate—his life and labor must be a tool and resource for radical work and change.
The struggle to establish Martin Luther King Jr. Day took place over half a century. As we celebrate it today, we should not forget that King’s holiday, his legacy and his dream are still under siege.
Fifty years after King’s death, his speech to these sanitation workers and his broader advocacy for jobs, economic prosperity and economic independence for African Americans still resonate.