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Nonviolence is More Powerful Than Violence

In the midst of the American discussions of violence and civility in public discourse following the tragic shootings in
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Remembering Sargent Shriver, Dedicated Public Servant

Yesterday afternoon Sargent Shriver, a man of God and dedicated public servant, passed away at the age of 95.
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Do Violent Words Cause Violence? Lessons from the Civil Rights Era

The tragic Arizona shootings have sparked debate over an important question: What's the connection between violent political rhetoric
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Must I Teach My Daughter About Racism and Bigotry?

My daughter came home from school recently with a worksheet that described life before and after Martin Luther King Jr.
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The King's Speech: MLK and Tucson

In his role as prophet to the nation, Martin Luther King Jr.
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Our Persistent Reach for the American Dream

We set aside a national holiday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. because he welded an ethos of agape love onto the founding principles of the United States.
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The Dream Deferred for Millions of Americans

In his "I Have a Dream" speech, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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How I've Learned to Talk About Race

I confess: I used to cringe every time I heard the "R" word.
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What Should We Remember About Dr. King?

Over the years, I have read thousands upon thousands of pages on the life of Dr.
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Friday Links Round Up: Dutch Winter. Chinese Mothers. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dutch Winter. Chinese Mothers. Martin Luther King Jr. Here's a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week:
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