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.”

A Model for Engaging Students in Nonviolent Action: Diversity, Oppression, Nonviolence, and Engagement

By: David J. Smith, May 1, 2017 The City of Rockville (MD) Human Rights Commission’s annual Diversity Leadership Workshop was held on Saturday, April 29.   In the past, the program had focused on diversity leadership.  However, this year at the request of students, the focus was on looking at the role of engagement and activismContinue reading “A Model for Engaging Students in Nonviolent Action: Diversity, Oppression, Nonviolence, and Engagement”