Posts tagged rockawave
The Whitewashed Radicalism of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Graceful. Humble. Steadfast. Intelligent. Compassionate. These are all terms used to describe Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Even today, nearly 50 years after his assassination, most Americans are hard pressed to find another champion of civil rights that is more universally revered than Dr. King.

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Moving Forward after Charlottesville

For my entire life, I’ve assumed things like slavery, the Holocaust, and fascism were mistakes of our collective past. That, as a society, these were evils that we were trying to move on from. I made sense of groups like the Ku Klux Klan by attributing their beliefs to a lack of education and understanding.

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