(John Hinderaker) Disregarding race is the new “racism”: that is the position of the modern Left. Which raises the question: is it unconstitutional for American governments to treat members of all races equally? If you think that is an absurd question, you haven’t been paying attention. Show More Summary
Here's to you, quitters. Today is an important anniversary. No, it has nothing to do with Martin Luther King Jr., or with civil rights, or even the arduous physical labor of marching somewhere for some reason. Tsk—nothing that silly. No, today is the five-year anniversary of John McCain introducing Alaska then-Gov. Show More Summary
Here’s what House Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor were doing instead of accepting invitations to attend the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech. …Boehner was in Jackson Hole, Wyo., and had no public events scheduled, but he has been headlining GOP fundraisers all this month, so it’s a […]
Well, on the off chance that you read my latest Lola King review, I made a brief reference to “HMV and Lennon clones.” Well, that’s because they’re really in the news and I’ve decided, since both are on the short side, to talk about them both in one article. Show More Summary
I missed Martin Luther King's stirring "I have A Dream" speech 50 years ago because my CBS News colleagues and I were covering the war...
(John Hinderaker) Fifty years ago was the historic civil rights march on Washington, which was highlighted by Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech–the most memorable parts of which apparently were ad libbed. Paul has writtenShow More Summary
In part because of the pro-life activism of his niece, Alveda King, this question has sparked some debate and contention. In a piece reflecting on Martin Luther King Jr., whom he knew and marched with, the late Father Richard John Neuhaus...Show More Summary
Eric Cantor, John Boehner, John McCain, and Jeb Bush (in lieu of recuperating George W.) were among those invited to participate, and all declined. That wasn’t a wise choice, said Julian Bond, a renowned civil rights activist, in an interview with MSNBC on Wednesday afternoon. “What’s really telling, I think, is the podium behind me, […]
During an interview this week on Larry King Now, the SNL alum revealed that he and writing partner John Mulaney have concluded in the past that there just isn’t enough there for a Stefon movie. But the actor-comedian definitely liked the suspender-ed one’s alternate suggestion: “A sitcom!? I haven’t heard that one; people always talk about a movie. Show More Summary
Ben S. Carson, a professor emeritus of neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins, writes at the Washington Times that although blacks have made tremendous strides since Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, the civil rights leader would...Show More Summary
Speaking at the 50 th anniversary of the March on Washington, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) blasted what he termed continuing American racism while paying tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. He said “invisible signs…form a gulf between us. Too...Show More Summary
The 1958 comic Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story helped inspire Congressman John Lewis to join the civil rights movement. Now he's making a graphic novel of his own about the March on Washington.
Please, my fellow conservatives, take the high ground. Be aware that people who don't agree with you are listening, too. Don't just punish. Persuade. And remember that Dr. King believed in the American Dream, too.
This is not the America that Dr. King dreamed of 50 years ago. We in the faith community will not stand to have compassion criminalized.
At the rally that preceded the march, speaker after speaker stood up and declared that the push for LGBT equality is a part of the broader civil rights movement.
Reformy John King has decreed what students think is important. He didn't ask them whether they wanted Common Core, and he didn't consider how they'd feel when 70% of them fail the tests. He didn't ask them whether they wanted to lose their neighborhood schools, or the large part of their neighborhoods they'd lose along with them. Show More Summary
Democracy Now Fifty years ago this week, Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis, A Philip Randolph, Bayard Rustin and other civil rights leaders spoke at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. But where were the female civil rights activists? At the historic march, only one woman spoke for just more than a minute -- Daisy Bates of the NAACP. Show More Summary
“Fifty years ago this week, Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis, A Philip Randolph, Bayard Rustin and other civil rights leaders spoke at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. But where were the female civil rights activists?” Amy Goodman asked and answered that question on this morning’s Democracy NOW! when she interviewed Gloria [...]
Rick Perlstein gave Steve Kornacki a real insight into the way Conservatives thought about Martin Luther King back in his day. And after listening to Laura Ingraham's use of gun shot sound to denigrate Rep. John Lewis' speech, I think...Show More Summary
Like many other conservative hosts, Laura Ingraham mocked the speeches given on the DC mall to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech. “The goal was, as our caller said, to divide. To co-opt the legacy of Martin Luther King into a modern day liberal agenda, a left-wing […]