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Religious Leaders to Mark MLK Day with Early Start for 2024 Voter Mobilization

For Black church leaders and multiracial coalitions, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, less than 300 days from Election Day, has come to represent the unofficial start to voter mobilization efforts.

Let’s Keep King’s Dream of a Beloved Community Alive

Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of a beloved community is under threat. It is a dream of a community grounded in peace, justice and a fair sharing of resources and wealth. It is a dream rooted in the biblical vision of a covenant community, dear to the hearts of Hebrew prophets such as Amos and Micah, who were dear to the heart of King.

Racial Reparations: Faith Communities and Political Action

In their infamous booklet "Southern Slavery as It Was," Doug Wilson of Moscow Idaho, and Steve Wilkins wrote: “There has never been a multi-racial society which has existed with such mutual intimacy and harmony in the history of the world.” The clear implication of this statement (yet to be retracted) is that Americans owe nothing to the descendants of these happy plantation workers.

Living Long Enough to Make a Difference

As long as I can remember, something inside of me has nudged my heart to make a healthy difference in someone else’s life. Not so much in my own, but in someone else’s life. It’s no surprise, kids, that making some effort has always made a healthy difference in my own life. I am so proud of you three today because I see you all trying to make healthy differences in other people’s lives in what you are doing right now

Spokane Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Virtually

While so many holidays and events have turned online to Zoom, Skype or social media, another holiday that has had to adapt locally is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

MLK’s vision of love as a moral imperative still matters

Fifty-one years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the United States remains divided by issues of race and racism, economic inequality as well as unequal access to justice. These issues are stopping the country from developing into the kind of society that Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for during his years as a civil rights activist.

Save Civilization: Love Your Enemies

Concerning Jesus command to ‘Love Your Enemies’, King says, “Far from being the pious injunction of a utopian dreamer, this command is an absolute necessity for the survival of our civilization.” Never more true than now!

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