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Getting Into Step!: From Celebrating Martin Luther King’s Life to Carrying Forward His Legacy—January 21, Wilkes-Barre

From the Northeast PA Organizing Center (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Put-People-First-NEPA/145261845511210): Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Monday, January 21, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EST) First Presbyterian Church, 97 S. Franklin St., Wilkes Barre, PA 18701 … Continue reading

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Dr. King Weeps From His Grave

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   Published at http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/26/opinion/martin-luther-king-jr-would-want-a-revolution-not-a-memorial.html?_r=1&emc=eta1   The writer, Cornel West, is a philosopher and professor at Princeton.   The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial was to be dedicated on the National Mall on Sunday … Continue reading

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Kids Count: Tallying the High Costs of the Economy for Children

From the Children’s Defense Fund (http://www.childrensdefense.org):   By Marian Wright Edelman    “I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and … Continue reading

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Saint Martin: Why We Don’t—and Can’t—Celebrate the Real MLK

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   Jamelle Bouie | August 29, 2011 Posted at http://ht.ly/6fEkp   In August 1966, a few years after his historic march on Washington, Gallup polled the country on their views of the Reverend … Continue reading

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Marian Wright Edelman on Continuing King’s Work

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   By Mary C. Curtis – The Root January 21, 2011   Never mind the model of the “Tiger Mother,” Amy Chua’s controversial version of tough parental love pushing sometimes reluctant children to … Continue reading

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MLK’s ‘Letter From A Birmingham Jail’ Inspires Christian Clergy Group

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   By Kevin Eckstrom – Religion News Service January 15, 2011   A coalition of Christian churches answered the Rev. Martin Luther King’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” conceding that Americans have often … Continue reading

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