Martin Luther King Jr. had a much more radical message than a dream of racial brotherhood

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Paul Harvey: Martin Luther King Jr. was a social and economic radical. He says King's political thought evolved from a hopeful reformer to a radical critic. Harvey: King argued forcefully for the necessity of economic justice in the pursuit of racial equality. King's vision was for the fulfillment of basic American ideals of liberty and equality.
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NFL World Reacts To The Martin Luther King Jr. News

The final playoff game of Wild Card Weekend is set for Monday night, with the Los Angeles Rams hosting the Arizona Cardinals.The National Football League will “pay tribute” to Martin Luther King Jr. during Monday night’s game with a helmet sticker.“To honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the NFL is adding a circular “MLK” sticker to the back of every player’s helmet for tonight’s Cardinals-Rams wild-card game. Helmet decals will …

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Martin Luther King Jr. had a much more radical message than a dream of racial brotherhood

by Paul Harvey, University of Colorado Colorado SpringsMartin Luther King Jr. has come to be revered as a hero who led a nonviolent struggle to reform and redeem the United States. His birthday is celebrated as a national holiday. Tributes are paid to him on his death anniversary each April, and his legacy is honored in multiple ways. But from my perspective as a historian of religion and civil rights, the true radicalism of his thought remains …

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Martin Luther King Jr. said more than 35 words

Martin Luther King Jr. wrote several books, delivered hundreds of speeches and sermons, and produced a massive quantity of documents and correspondence. The King Papers, a collection of King's writings and published by the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University, spans 14 volumes, each about 750 pages.

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DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING WAS MORE ACTION THAN DREAMS

Today as we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy, we must not forget his radical and equally powerful views on inequalities and economic injustices. Economic retribution and equality were part of Dr. King’s dream and he echoed how freedom cannot be achieved without sustainable economic compensation. RELATED: FREEDOM FIGHTER: MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

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