Religion News Service: 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of MLK, Jr.

My good friend Adelle Banks is a reporter for Religion News Service.   She recently sent me this email.   The interviews are an excellent way of bring King into the classroom. Religion News Service sent me to Memphis a month before the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. I interviewed oneContinue reading “Religion News Service: 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of MLK, Jr.”

Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Today, 1/15/18

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I have posted a link to his “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” probably the most instructive and critical piece he wrote during his lifetime.  It was written in response to criticism by the Protestant religious community to his activities in the city in the spring 1963. Letter_Birmingham_Jail