Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech Is More than One Sentence Long

If you ask conservatives, the entirety of Dr. King’s legacy falls down to this passage: “I have a dream that little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” It is all they know, and they use […]

GOP Leadership Declined Invitation to Speak at MLK Dream Commemoration – I Wonder Why?

For the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic “I have a dream” speech, a lot of people, including the current and former presidents, were invited to speak. Featured appearances by Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and President Obama were listed on the website officialmlkdream50.com, in addition to many other current and former politicians […]

We Cannot Sit Idly By While the GOP Systematically Destroys Dr. King’s Dream

50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr gave his famous “I Have A Dream” speech on the Washington Mall. Just a few miles to the south is Virginia, my home state, which bitterly resisted the integration of schools even after Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kans. Even decades later, we still had […]