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quotable: martin luther king, jr

OK. This would be a more accurate rendition of the incorrect version of the MLK quote that went viral. The first sentence is entirely made up, the second sentence substitutes “hate” for “violence”. It should have appeared something like this: … Continue reading

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quotable: hate cannot drive out hate

“I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King

MLK’s Last Speech (4/3/1968) [Audio: English; Captions: none; Transcript: see below] I’m pretty sure the above is an excerpt from this speech, which is reproduced in full here: Bobby Kennedy announces MLK’s assassination (4/4/1968) [Audio: English; Captions: none; Transcript: see … Continue reading

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no news blowup of potential MLK parade blowup?

I mentioned this in passing in one of yesterday’s link collections, about the bomb in Spokane. Apparently, it had the potential to be really disastrous: Official: Spokane MLK Day Bomb ‘Worst Device I’ve Ever Seen’ A bomb found along the … Continue reading

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black and beautiful

Sorry about the delay in posting this one. Took me a while to find the transcript for it. It’s a speech of his less commonly referenced but I think one of the most powerful: [Audio: English; Caption: Auto-mediocre] Transcript: “I’ve … Continue reading

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this n that

There are any number of similar approaches that have proven themselves like this one: Portugal’s Experiment With Drugs. Nine years ago, Portugal decriminalized the possession of all illicit drugs — from marijuana to heroin — but continued to impose criminal … Continue reading

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Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Hate multiplies hate, violence multiplies violence, and toughness multiplies toughness in a descending spiral of destruction. … The chain reaction … Continue reading

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the discourse of misappropriation

In King’s Legacy and Civil Rights Cause Misrepresented, Laurie Higgins, Director of IFI’s DSA -Illinois Family Institute, a designated hate group by Southern Law Poverty Center, gets it all wrong: For years, homosexual activists and their allies have manufactured and … Continue reading

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