Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK & the Death of Democracy

Rev. Osagyefo Sekou has published an essay on Truthout.org about Martin Luther King’s prophetic speech, ‘A Time to Break the Silence,’ at the Riverside Church exactly one year before his death. “A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death,” […]

MLK on April 4, 1967

“Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism. With this powerful commitment we shall boldly challenge the status quo and unjust mores and thereby speed the day when “every valley shall be exalted, and […]