Tag Archives: Martin Luther King Jr.

White Conservatives Using Abortion as Wedge Issue for Black Voters

White conservatives are maliciously promoting themselves as great allies to the black community with the lie that pro-choice = racist. They don’t know the first thing about being allies.

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Prop 8 Trial Week 1 Weekend Updates (Monday)

Well, the 3-day weekend is coming to a close. We took a day to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. and to reflect back on the first week of the trial, and now it’s time to gear up for another week of proceedings. Here are a few more articles you might find interesting before we dig […]

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MLK’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail 2.0 (Three Excerpts)

You deplore the demonstrations taking place in Washington. But your statement, I am sorry to say, fails to express a similar concern for the conditions that brought about the demonstrations. I am sure that none of you would want to rest content with the superficial kind of social analysis that deals merely with effects and […]

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Thoughts To Consider Regarding Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the Prop 8 Case

Hopefully, many of you already know that today is the first day of trial in Perry v. Schwarzenegger, a federal proceeding to overturn California’s Proposition 8, which could end up opening marriage to same-sex couples across the nation. This could easily be the Loving v. Virginia of our time, where SCOTUS has the final word […]

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