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The Content of Our Character

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I often find us Americans trying to lighten the impact of Martin Luther King, to avoid or ignore the powerful challenges this demanding pastor and prophet presents to us all. Nowhere is this escapist process more evident than in our Sunday school approach to the iconic “I Have a Dream” speech—beginning with our choosing to forget that it was delivered in a controversial setting, the “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.”

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Sojourners Magazine September/October 2010
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