(AP) — A maverick of the civil rights movement who integrated the University of Mississippi and worked for Sen. Jesse Helms, Meredith says black people must lead the way for Christians of all races to have spiritual healing.
Tag - Martin Luther King Jr.
(RNS) — Does the Bible really command anyone to obey the laws of government as Attorney General Jeff Sessions told critics of his immigration policy? If so, was Sessions right to use this passage to justify the government's actions? Let us 'Splain.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — West said he’s had to answer critics who can’t understand how he travels around the country with George: 'I say, "Have you met him? Have you sat down and talked with him?"'
(RNS) — If you want environmental peace, work for environmental justice.
(RNS) — Throughout his life, Howard Thurman wrestled with the question of how the 'religion of Jesus' applied to those 'whose backs are against the wall.'
(RNS) — The former president also told RNS about his plans to speak at Liberty University and cutting back on his Sunday school teaching.
ATLANTA (AP) - Relatives of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led more than 1,000 people on a march Monday in downtown Atlanta, where large crowds gathered 50 years earlier for the slain civil rights leader's funeral procession as a mule-drawn wagon...
(RNS) — 'Fifty years after Martin Luther King died, America needs to hold a national funeral for King — the faux King we have created — so that we might hear anew the real King calling us to what he called a revolution of values,' writes Raphael G...
(RNS) — If we benefit from the status quo, we can seek to maintain it rather than recognize that a wheel of injustice might be grinding our neighbor down. King shone a light on that injustice and it often made white Christians uncomfortable. His...
(RNS) — Fifty years after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., images still convey the power of his work.
SAN FRANCISCO (RNS) — Above all, what most impresses me all these years later is the power of Martin Luther King Jr.’s message. It is the antithesis to the 'America First' slogan.
(RNS) — Whenever we remember the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., some people inevitably pull out a piece of sandpaper and try to smooth the sharp edges of the great civil rights prophet.
(RNS) — Ten books to add depth and understanding to the April 4 anniversary of King's assassination in 1968.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (RNS) — Two of the three sites are houses of worship.
NEW YORK (RNS) — In 'Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence,' King reminded his listeners of why he began the work for which he would ultimately give his life.