For Sale, The MLK Legacy

For Sale, The MLK Legacy

"I won't have any money to leave behind. I won't have the fine and luxurious things of life to leave behind. But I just want to leave a committed life behind." -- Martin Luther Ki ...

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On Race, Conservatives Are Silent

On Race, Conservatives Are Silent

"I have a dream that my four 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." -- Dr. ...

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On Minimum Wage, Martin Luther King’s Dream Is Far From Achieved

On Minimum Wage, Martin Luther King’s Dream Is Far From Achieved

Among the many issues on which Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. focused was economic opportunity for all. Just over 50 years ago, Dr. King gave his famous “I Have a Dream” spe ...

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Sarah Palin Plays ‘The Race Card’ On Martin Luther King Day

Sarah Palin Plays ‘The Race Card’ On Martin Luther King Day

Former Republican nominee for vice president Sarah Palin used the occasion of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to attack the first African-American president of the United States: "I ha ...

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EXCERPT: “Waking From The Dream: The Struggle For Civil Rights In The Shadow Of Martin Luther King, Jr.”

EXCERPT: “Waking From The Dream: The Struggle For Civil Rights In The Shadow Of Martin Luther King, Jr.”

Today, The National Memo brings you an excerpt from Waking from the Dream: The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr. by David L Chappell, professor of ...

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On Hearing The Real Dr. King

On Hearing The Real Dr. King

WASHINGTON -- We tend to honor the Martin Luther King Jr. we want to honor, not the Martin Luther King Jr. who actually existed. We forget the King who at the time of his ministry ...

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Americans Still See Racial Inequality, Doubt That Obama Can Solve It

Americans Still See Racial Inequality, Doubt That Obama Can Solve It

As the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial dedication on Aug. 28 approaches, people have begun to wonder the extent to which Dr. King's dream of racial equality has become reality. Re ...

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