MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

King’s Dream Included Economic Equality, Not Just Racial Equality Martin Luther King Jr. didn’t just criticize racial segregation, he called for an end to economic injustice. King identified three evils plaguing western civilization in a speech at the National Conference on New Politics in 1967. The United States, King said, is suffering from “the sickness of racism,…

MARTIN LUTHER KING JRs EXPANSIVE DREAM

It is not enough to talk about institutions and workplaces that fracture and separate people based on race, religion, gender, and sexual orientation. We must also look at the ways that we ourselves manifest these bigotries — how we are the very ones who uphold and are part of these institutions and workplaces. Often, we…

MLK DAY

Today is the official national holiday to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.  MLK was such a powerful and important figure that certain parts of his legacy have become cliché.  The most minimal of acknowledgments of Black History Month include his “I Have a Dream” speech.  But, hopefully you already know that MLK was more than…