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Time to Break the Silence on Palestine

This extraordinary piece from The New Jim Crow author Michelle Alexander may wind up a significant milestone in the effort to force the world to respect the human rights of Palestinians. For more on the controversy raised by Alexander’s piece, read this from legal scholar Marjorie Cohn.  – RR. Martin Luther King Jr. courageously spoke…

You Have Cosmic Companionship, All Life is Interrelated – Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1967 Christmas Eve Sermon on Peace

Drew Dellinger has written in the New York Times recently on Martin Luther King’s 1967 Christmas Eve Sermon on Peace, and how far ahead of his time King’s vision of the interconnectedness of the struggles for civil rights, and against war, racism, and militarism was. Dr. King was, writes Dellinger, “tying his vision of justice and…