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King’s dream dying in a race-obsessed world

What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason! how infinite in faculty! in form, in moving, how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension how like a god! the beauty of the world! the paragon of animals! – Hamlet, Act II, Sc. 2 I’ve read this passage… Continue reading King’s dream dying in a race-obsessed world

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would not reward weakness
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Dr. King would not reward weakness

In this episode, I take a moment to remember one of the great speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Not his, “I Have a Dream,” speech — which is marvelous in and of itself. Instead, my favorite is one that very few know and is rarely heard. It is his street sweeper speech. However,… Continue reading Dr. King would not reward weakness