The CIA Still Protects Spy Who Shadowed Martin Luther King Jr.

By Jefferson Morley, Alternet.org -

The CIA shadowed Martin Luther King Jr. during his stay at a Miami hotel in July 1966 with the help of a spy whose identity still remains a secret a half-century later. The revelation is found [...]

Martin Luther King Jr Was A Radical. We Must Not Sterilize His Legacy

By Cornel West, Theguardian.com -

The major threat of Martin Luther King Jr to us is a spiritual and moral one. King’s courageous and compassionate example shatters the dominant neoliberal soul-craft of smartness, money and [...]

Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr. And Why?

By William Pepper, Ratical.org -

This year is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His death came at the time when he was speaking out against the Vietnam War and poverty while continue [...]

Poor People’s Campaign: City Of Hope

The pilgrim protesters poured into Washington, D.C., from the farms of the South, the cities of the North, the mountains of Appalachia and the deserts of the West. Carrying hammers, nails and [...]

Poor People To March On Washington DC June 2

By Cheri Honkala, Popular Resistance. -

On June 2 in Philadelphia PA from the poorest District in Pennsylvania, Kensington, poor families will gather from across the entire country  in the largest poor people’s march to Washington DC [...]

Preparing For The Storm With A New Economy

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Just as we must end the extraction of fossil fuels and minerals from the Earth to lessen the impacts of climate change and stop the poisoning of our communities, we must also end the extraction [...]

Remember Direct Action As Part Of Dr. King’s Legacy

By Anton Woronczuk, www.therealnews.com -

By Anton Woronczuk for the Real News. Well, Dr. King was involved in a whole range of activities in the five years that separated the March on Washington and his assassination. And yet these [...]

Teachers At A Crossroads: Time To Heed Dr. King’s Call

By Craig Gordon, www.livingindialogue.com -

By Craig Gordon for Living In Dialogue - Promoters of so-called school reform frequently exhort educators to “teach with urgency.” This slogan trumpets their supposed determination to immediately [...]

Beyond Capitalism: A Revolution Of Values

By Nancy Price, www.thealliancefordemocracy.org -

By Nancy Price, for the Alliance for Democracy. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most revolutionary 1967 speech “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence” marked his movement, from civil rights to a [...]

Newsletter: Praise For The Radicals

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

In his recent article, “The Dance of Liberals and Radicals”, the liberal Robert Kuttner writes, “No great social change in America has occurred without radicals, beginning with the struggle to [...]

Malcolm X’s Teachings Being Revived 50 Years After His Death

By Sam P.K. Collins, www.thinkprogress.org -

Black Americans, many of whom have taken to the streets in protest in recent months, have evoked the spirit of Malcolm X by candidly expressing their frustration with what they consider an unfair [...]

Newsletter: Our Task-The Future As A Frontier

Sam Smith gave this talk, “On Becoming and Being an Activist,” at a teen conference. The essence of his message is that we are facing serious crises and we have to make a choice of whether we [...]

Huge Turnout For Denver MLK Marade, Many New Faces

By Staff, www.popularresistance.org -

Monday's celebration was bolstered by thousands of first-time participants, motivated to march by the protests over the deaths of black men at the hands of police. Activists said this year's [...]

Protesters Interrupt Alabama Governor’s Inauguration

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

A group of citizens from Selma, Montgomery, and other cities and towns from around the state of Alabama interrupted Governor Robert Bentley’s inauguration address to sing “We Shall Overcome” and [...]

Thousands Rally Across The Nation To #ReclaimMLK

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopularResistance.org -

Over 50 Cities Nationwide Rally Against Police Abuse and For Racial Justice on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Thousands of people across the country took to the streets to reclaim the legacy of [...]

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