Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – Selma to Montgomery March – March 21, 1965


Hear full 30 minute speech given by Rev., Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at conclusion of Selma march **please note this recording has copyright protection and may not be copied. The clip being used was purchased with a personal license for sharing but not copying.** Hundreds of thousands will be making the annual pilgrimage to … Continue reading

50th Year Anniversary – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – “Letter from the Birmingham Jail”


Nearly 50 years following one of the many iconic moments of 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King penned his famous 6500+ word “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” in response to white clergy who admonished him to be patient. The significance of the letter cannot be overstated.  Dr. King was arrested on Good Friday and the white … Continue reading

Only 13% Black Churches Supported Rev. Martin Luther King during Civil Rights Movement


(Postscript updated January 2016…..for those who may find this fact or number unbelievable I would suggest you contact Dr. Day like I did. Further, I personally spoke to Rev. Wright TWICE about this issue to confirm I was not dreaming! Still I understand some will remain in denial or dismiss Dr. Day’s work and/or otherwise … Continue reading

We Pay Tribute: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – assassinated 44 years ago – April 4, 1968


The world pays respect to April 4th, as that was the day 44 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, TN. Click on the link to hear his last speech and sermon – “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” which was delivered the night before at Mason Temple on a very rainy … Continue reading

MLK Memorial Ceremony – 10.16.11 9am EST


http://www.c-spanvideo.org/videoLibrary/assets/swf/CSPANPlayer.swf?pid=302020-1 courtesy of Cspan.org

Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth – A Civil Rights Icon


Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth (March 18, 1922 – October 5, 2011) R.I.P. The above shot is from then Senator Obama, assisting Rev. Shuttlesworth across the Edmond Pettus Bridge [Selma, AL], during the annual “Bloody Sunday” commemoration.  Picture taken March 4, 2007.  Courtesy of Life Magazine. ____________________ Would there have been a civil rights movement if not … Continue reading

“I may not get there with you” The world remembers April 4th & Martin Luther King, Jr.


That famous phrase from Dr. Martin Luther King’s last speech…”I’ve been to the Mountaintop” resonates across the world on April 4th, 2011. While many are touched by the soundbite, you are encouraged (if not already) TO READ/HEAR THE ENTIRE SPEECH.  It seems surreal but 43 years ago, Dr. King was slain and many conspiracies and … Continue reading

Stoking the fear of the Angry White Man


Another Post by Basta!! During the late 1990’s the term “The Angry White Man” started to escalate and now in 2010 it is a common phrase.  While whether you believe the premise of what it states is based on your own belief, the underlying theme, in particular with the election of President Barack Obama is … Continue reading

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