Black Lives Matter DC Reclaiming Martin Luther King

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Other Speeches

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“Again we have diluted ourselves into believing the myth that Capitalism grew and prospered out of the protestant ethic of hard word and sacrifice, the fact is that Capitalism was built on the exploitation and suffering of black slaves and continues to thrive on the exploitation of the poor both black and white, both here and abroad.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., from The Three Evils of White American Society. . . . → Read More: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Other Speeches

Beat Club Goes To Detroit

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On an early morning in the third week of June we packed a mixer, a pair of speakers, a microphone, and five mini-synthesizers into our car. We were on 270 heading west as the sun came up. By late afternoon we’d reached Detroit. We went there to participate in the Allied Media Conference and to […] . . . → Read More: Beat Club Goes To Detroit

Eternal Vigilance

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According to Thomas Jefferson, the price of liberty is eternal vigilance. I’m not a big fan of Jefferson, but he may have had a point. So, what should we be holding vigil over in order to secure our liberty? How about a seat at the table when the city decides to “redevelop” a long-standing public housing […] . . . → Read More: Eternal Vigilance