“What Is Needed Today…” Martin Luther King, Jr.

This is the sixth reflection in a series about the life and work of Dr. King, commemorating his birthday and holiday, 2015. When we assume that our view of the world is a full and accurate view, we stand in a dangerous place. While it’s difficult to know how others experience the world, it’s crucialContinue reading ““What Is Needed Today…” Martin Luther King, Jr.”

We Need Dr. King’s “World House”

This is the fifth in a series of posts reflecting on the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr.  In 1967, what would be the last year of his life, Dr. King went to Jamaica for privacy and solitude to write Where Do We Go From Here? Chaos or Community? By the writing of this bookContinue reading “We Need Dr. King’s “World House””

Teaching Martin Luther King Means Changing the World – Guest Post by Caron Martinez

This is the fourth in a series reflecting on Martin Luther King, Jr. This post was written by Caron Martinez, a professor in the College Writing Program at American University in Washington, D.C. It was due to her encouragement that I developed and taught a writing course using three of Dr. King’s books. I’m grateful she contributed thisContinue reading “Teaching Martin Luther King Means Changing the World – Guest Post by Caron Martinez”