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Petition to Rename Space Once Honoring Robert E. Lee Could Honor Leah Chase
July 11, 2019
National Food and Beverage Foundation President Brent Rosen launched the petition, which says the cost of installation of a statue of Leah Chase would be paid for by the Southern Food and Beverage Museum. ... read more »
King, Memphis and the Morality of Sacrifice: Dangerous Unselfishness and Righteous Struggle
April 4, 2019
And let us move on in these powerful days of challenge to make America what it ought to be” and to remake the world. ... read more »
Concerning History, Heritage and Struggle: Reaffirming and Renewing Our Vanguard Role
February 28, 2019
If we are to know ourselves rightly, honor our history, radically improve our present and forge a future worthy of the names African and human, then we must reaffirm and renew our moral and social vanguard role as a people, wage righteous and relentless resistance to evil and injustice everywhere, and put forth in plan and practice a new history and hope for our people and humankind. In the months of February and March, which we of Us have designated as Black History Month I (General Focus) and Black History Month II (Women Focus), our people have set aside time and space to celebrate ourselves inhistoryand ashistory. For we are producers and products of this sacred narrative, and the subject and center of this awesome record and struggle, the most ancient of human histories. ... read more »
Tennessee Tribune’s Rosetta Perry Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
February 1, 2019
With one of pop music’s most profound voices performing during a ceremony that included a video tribute featuring tributes from a mayor, a congressman, a school superintendent and a university president, Tennessee Tribune Publisher Rosetta Miller Perry clearly was the star of the night. ... read more »
CLBC Members Kick Off MLK Celebration In Capitol City  
January 24, 2019
 Gov. Gavin Newsom has been on the job for nearly two weeks and is already dealing with a teacher strike, a utility company that is threatening bankruptcy and the poor’s inability to access clean drinking water.  ... read more »
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. : A Life of Service Cut Short 
January 17, 2019
He will live forever in history as the icon of America’s Civil Rights Movement, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and “drum major for justice”. ... read more »
Power of Love Ministries Plans 24th Annual Community Day
January 16, 2019
The 24th Annual Community Day, a free massive food, clothing and social awareness event commemorating the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday, will be held on Saturday, ... read more »
Future of Democratic Party Lies in Moving to the Moral Center
August 16, 2018
A new generation of Democrats, such as New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is challenging the party’s establishment, writes Jesse Jackson, and the party’s goal should be to embrace the “moral center.” ... read more »
Oasis Distinguished Speaker Series: Nat Trives
July 9, 2018
Former Santa Monica mayor and longtime civic activist Nat Trivesis often sought after to speak at community events. Each year, Mr. Trives serves in a leadership role on community events celebratingthe work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His current affairs class at Santa Monica Emeritus College is one of the most popular courses in lifelong learningfor older adults. Mr. Trives is a former professor of Criminal Justice and Affirmative Action Officer at Cal State University Los Angeles. ... read more »
What to Do When Just Three Americans Have as Much Wealth as 50% of the Country
May 30, 2018
Thirty-two million Americans go without health insurance. Medical bills are the No. 1 cause of bankruptcy. More than half of minimum wage workers must work more than one job to make ends meet. According to the official Supplemental Poverty Measure, 140 million Americans live in poor or low-income households, including 38 million children. ... read more »
The Legacy of Dr. King and the “Bank In” Movement
April 19, 2018
After 50 years, the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lives on through the legacy of Unity Bank and Trust, the current work of OneUnited Bank and all Black banks. We are honored to carry the torch…and recognize the importance of passing the baton from “bank in” to #BankBlack. ... read more »
Martin Luther King Jr.’s work still resonates across Africa
April 5, 2018
Streets. Schools. A bridge in Burkina Faso. The name of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. can be found across Africa, a measure of the global influence of the American civil rights leader who was shot dead 50 years ago after speaking out against injustices at home and abroad. ... read more »
Memorial Tree Grove Ceremony Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. At Kenneth Hahn Park
April 5, 2018
Saturday at 10 a.m., hundreds of people walked to the top of Kenneth Hahn waving flags as they proceeded to the dedication ceremony and culmination of the season for nonviolence program. ... read more »
Fifty Years Later, Dr. King’s Message Is Still Needed
March 29, 2018
Almost 50 years ago the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. preached his final sermon at Mason Temple in Memphis, Tennessee — the mother church of my denomination, the Church of God in Christ (COGIC). On that evening of April 3, 1968, he told the men and women gathered there in support of striking sanitation workers how the Holy Spirit had revealed to him that, like Moses, he might not make it to the promised land with us, but urged us onward and forward.  ... read more »
Janus case is part of continuing attack on workers
March 2, 2018
Janus case is part of continuing attack on workers ... read more »
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