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The Liberating Mission of Dr. Martin L. King: Living a Legacy of Service, Struggle and Sacrifice – Part 2 
April 7, 2022
 Nana King, in defining his first practice of service, phrases it as “trying to love somebody,” which is a linking of two of the central pillars in his self-understanding and self-assertion in the world.   ... read more »
Taking Down Flags and Tearing Down Walls: Some Seriously Needed Distinctions
July 9, 2020
This is a revisiting of an ongoing conversation beginning in 2015 about taking down symbols of oppression, especially Confederate flags, but also statues, murals and all public signs, symbols and celebrations of our domination, deprivation and degradation as a people and other people of color. My argument here, as then, is that these acts are necessary, but not sufficient, an important start, but not the end of the long, difficult and dangerous journey to a radical reconception and reconstruction of the source of these racist symbols, signs and celebrations, i.e., society itself.   ... read more »
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