All Blog Posts Tagged 'Luther' (9)

Happy Birthday March on Washington

August 28 is a day to revere. Fifty years ago on that day, thousands of Americans marched on Washington, D.C., to protest racial discrimination and forced inequality in the U.S.

Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C., August 28, 1963

Civil Rights March on Washington,…


Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on August 26, 2013 at 9:16am — No Comments

She Didn't Have A Gun... She had MLK's Dream

Lisa Schirch

Lisa Schirch



Added by LisaSchirch on August 23, 2013 at 1:08pm — No Comments

On Love & Justice: A Valentine's Day Reflection

We don’t talk about our hearts nearly enough in international aid and philanthropy. But this Valentine’s Day seems like a good time to do so. Our hearts draw us to this work, and if we keep them open enough, they are what tie us to this work when the frustrations and obstacles seem insurmountable.

A community leader and member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska,…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on February 14, 2012 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Training in Connecticut, USA

The Connecticut Center for Nonviolence is offering Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Training at Central Connecticut State University from July 11th- July 23, 2011.


This intensive training seminar is based on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s philosophy of nonviolence and

provides participants with an introduction to nonviolence conflict reconciliation. The seminar is ideal for teachers, students, counselors, social workers,…


Added by Amy Dillon on June 28, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Burning for Revolution: A Tribute to Muhammad Al Bouazizi

While I don't think I'll ever be hopeless enough to burn myself alive, I can't help but think that I am not so different from Muhammad Al Bouazizi. I, along with millions of educated young men and women throughout the world, are sick and tired of tyranny, injustice, under-employment, and despair.

If only Mr. Bouazizi had lived to see the 'fruits' of his desperate yet courageous actions. The Jasmine Revolution is likely to inspire other upheavals in the region, if not the world. If a… Continue

Added by Matthew Johnson on January 18, 2011 at 8:44pm — 1 Comment

Confessions of a Recovering Neocolonialist on Martin Luther King Day

Harare, 2002. The word came. Cash is in the banks. The three colleagues I was standing near at the time and I quickly jumped in the car to get downtown to Standard Chartered as soon as possible.

It was my first “real job” in the development sector after graduate school. I knew enough to know how little I knew, and little else.

The conversation in the car from the office to Nelson Mandela Avenue inevitably turned to the growing inequality between our corporate aid agency… Continue

Added by Jennifer Lentfer on January 17, 2011 at 8:27pm — 3 Comments

Why Pentagon Says MLK Would Love War Today

According to the Pentagon's lawyer, Martin Luther King Jr., if alive today, would view the US war on Afghanistan as both the act of a Good Samaritan and as necessary self-defense.

Jeh C. Johnson, the "Defense" Department's general counsel, said, on the one hand:

"I believe that if Dr. King were alive today, he would recognize that we live in a complicated world, and that our nation's…


Added by David Swanson on January 14, 2011 at 11:22am — No Comments

Martin Luther King Jr. on Forgiveness

This is a sermon delivered by Martin Luther King at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church on Christmas of 1957. It deals with the question of how do we learn to love our enemies. For King the answer lies in forgiveness. In celebration of Martin Luther King day I wanted to share his inspiring words.

"First, we must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. It is impossible even to begin the act of loving one's enemies… Continue

Added by Eileen R. Borris on January 18, 2010 at 12:15am — No Comments

another post on Nonviolence

Added by IslandGuru on January 19, 2009 at 3:27pm — No Comments

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