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MLK’s vision of love as a moral imperative still matters

Fifty-one years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the United States remains divided by issues of race and racism, economic inequality as well as unequal access to justice. These issues are stopping the country from developing into the kind of society that Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for during his years as a civil rights activist.

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PJALS to honor MLK’s Vietnam speech with panel discussion

Tomorrow, on the 50th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence," the Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane will host a panel discussion on the violence King addressed.

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Not a Strategy — A Way of Life

We have long since learned that King was a fallible human being and I have no wish to make him more than that. But it is important to notice that his vision was much larger than many people imagine.

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What shaped King’s prophetic vision?

King used a prophetic voice in his preaching – the hopeful voice that begins in prayer and attends to human tragedy. Indeed, the best of African-American preaching is three-dimensional – it is priestly, it is sage, it is prophetic.

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