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50 Years Later, It’s Time to Stop Paying Lip Service to King’s Dream

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By John W. Whitehead Fifty years after the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where King delivered his groundbreaking “I Have a Dream” speech, we have certainly made some progress in terms of race relations and equality, yet we are falling dismally short when it comes to achieving King’s dreams of a world without war and hunger. Indeed, at ...

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What Would Django Do? Arms and “The Man”

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by Jonathan David Farley, D.Phil. (Oxon.) Why do African-Americans side with liberal proponents of gun control?  Historically, guns have been the African-American’s greatest friend.  The great Ida B. Wells, who, like me, had to flee Klan supporters in Tennessee after writing a newspaper article, said that “a Winchester rifle should have a place of honor in every black home….”  The ...

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