Somewhere along the 55-mile voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965, 15-year-old Betty Anderson, whose father was a shoemaker, wore a large hole in her shoe. But that didn’t stop her.
First Baptist has always had strong members whose faith, tested and tried with slavery, Jim Crow segregation, intimidation, violence, and even a devastating tornado, triumphed over all.
Media pounced on the opportunity when, after Mike Pence gave a speech reflecting on Martin Luther King Jr. at Holy City Church of God In Christ in Tennessee, the pastor discussed homosexuality in part of his sermon.
Martin Luther King Jr. was a religious man who strongly believed in natural law. It is far more likely that he would have lent his influence to the March for Life than to the Women’s March.
Judging strictly by merit, Booker T. Washington should be no less celebrated by Americans than Martin Luther King Jr., for Booker understood what leads to progress.
Do America’s establishment media fear that publishing Garrow’s story in a straight fashion would risk a swath of their core woke audiences turning on one of history’s greatest civil rights leaders?
It is only now that the noted Martin Luther King Jr. historian has decided the details of King’s salacious hidden life merits attention and ridicule.
It was 10:22 a.m. on September 15, 1963, and a dynamite bomb had just ripped a giant hole through Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, 25 blocks away, where Chris’s daughter had gone with her mother to celebrate Youth Sunday.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s America is one where citizens act as the best possible representatives of their respective cultures and traditions.
You might not have heard of these less celebrated Black History Month heroes, but their lives of faith and service are worthy of recognition.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s inability to practice his Second Amendment rights was just another episode in a long history of attacks on African Americans.
Black people have jobs, and more jobs than the left-wing Black Lives Matter-type politicians have been able to provide — ever!
‘People get overwhelmed by senseless violence and think they can’t fix it, but they can reconcile and heal and forgive.’
The passage of time has made us wonder if Martin Luther King’s dream of a healed nation was maybe just that: a fantasy.
Before the late 1960s turned American political protests into a contradictory spectacle, civil rights protests were a case study in disciplined political campaigning.
We must move beyond gated communities of thought and ‘us vs. them’ dichotomies, and instead pursue peace and reconciliation.
The stories and heroes we admire most reveal something about who we are. It matters that ’13 Reasons Why’ is more popular than Joan of Arc.
Leaders are promoting a campaign that galvanizes the growing anti-Semitism crisis that exists today in academia and on college campuses.
It is increasingly difficult to judge who we are by our appearances, which means identity politics may lose its influence.
If we cannot resolve the tensions inside Martin Luther King Jr.’s ideas, then we are compelled to judge which represents the best of his thought and action.
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