Tagged: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Obama: “They Dared to Dream Differently”

Calling back on the days of true grit and undeniable courage, President Barack Obama echoed the chambers of the hundreds of thousands of people who marched to Washington, D.C.  50 years ago, looking for...

Why we still march

Why we still march

50 years after the seminal event of the civil rights era, the work is still unfinished By Sherrilyn A. Ifill Constance Baker Motley, the great civil rights lawyer with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, was not...

NFL Hires Do Not Reflect King’s Dream

NFL Hires Do Not Reflect King’s Dream

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for peace, stood for racial equality and brought hope to the notion that we would all one day be judged by the content of our character rather than...

Dr. King’s Unfulfilled Dream of School Integration

Dr. King’s Unfulfilled Dream of School Integration

By Greg Groves and Philip Tegeler America’s Wire Writers Group Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. believed in the transformative power of school integration. He would be dismayed by America’s present day paradox: the rapidly expanding racial...

Chargers, NFL Support King’s Vision

Chargers, NFL Support King’s Vision

The San Diego Chargers and Chairman of the Board-President Dean Spanos-joined with the National Football League to provide a $1 million gift to the Washington, DC Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation,...