Tag Archives: 50th anniversary

Trump, Russia and MLK’s Assassination — I don’t see it

I perfectly understand that we’ll see more online Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. references as we move closer to the 50th anniversary of his assassination, but folks should stop recklessly making parallels where none should exist. Consortium News and writer … Continue reading

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WHILE YOU PARTY IN SELMA…

So, you’re marching in Selma today for the star-studded 50th anniversary of the beating Martin Luther King Jr’s followers took as they tried to cross the Edmund  Pettus bridge.  I don’t fault you for attempting to connect with what I also … Continue reading

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1964 CIVIL RIGHTS ACT AT 50 – NEITHER A BEGINNING NOR END

  I’ll mark today’s 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act by reading you a piece of legislation: [W]ith a view to affording reasonable protection to all persons in their constitutional rights of equality before the law, without distinction of … Continue reading

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