Category Archives: Martin Luther King

Muhammed Ali’s Civil Rights  Contributions — and the superstar leaders inspired by them

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  The irrepressible Muhammed Ali (1942–2016) came onto the national and global stages at the height of the US Civil Rights era. He unthinkable and unorthodox mashup of dominance in the boxing ring and powerful positions on social matters left indelible imprints in the hearts, minds and […]

Dr. King Dreamed That All Would Lead

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By Andrea Morisette Grazzini Copyright, August 28, 2013 It wasn’t his charisma Dr. Martin Luther King Jr wanted us to remember. It wasn’t his courage. It wasn’t even his character. These were not the messages Dr. King wanted the Civil Rights movement to leave with our […]

Beating the drum for Emmanuel

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Related essay by Harry Boyte at DemocracyU. Andrea Morisette Grazzini One might well wonder if modern-day meanings of things writ wrong in public can ever be undone.  Particularly when Washington meaning-mongers from both sides seem as immovable as the great monuments lining its Mall. It […]