Dr. Martin Luther King was welcomed to Dartmouth College, Dartmouth, New Hampshire on May 23, 1963, to talk about the state of the American civil rights movement. His talk included the notion that “maladjustment” is a sane response to injustice. On this 2021 MLK Day its still relevant and worth visiting his speech (listen […]
Celebrate “Indigenous Peoples Day” (alternative to Columbus Day) by becoming curious about the story of America from the view of the people who were already here in the “discovered” land called “America”. Rethinking Columbus
“Freedom is best understood less then as a one great leap towards liberty but as an ongoing process of development”. On this MLK day we have the opportunity to listen stories of past civil rights struggles and the characters of history who played roles in fighting for the “prize” of liberty and justice for all […]
During this MLK Holiday weekend, let’s learn more about Dr. King’s commitment to non-violence.
Ten years before the Civil War, the city of Rochester, NY asked Frederick Douglass to speak for its July 4, 1852 celebration. Douglass accepted, but rather than join in the ‘celebration,’ Douglass took it in an unexpected direction. In this clip, Danny Glover performs part of that speech (hat tip to the Zinn Education Project […]