Our Commitment to Realizing Dr. Martin Luther King’s Beloved Community — Globally As we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., today, more than ever, as part of the global justice community, we are reminded of our shared humanity and the work that we must do to realize Dr. King’s beloved… Continue reading MLK GLOBAL’S STATEMENT ON MLK DAY 2023
MLK film & Transform Defence at Union Chapel
To mark April 4th, the date of MLK’s assassination, TPNS was invited to host a screening of ‘From Montgomery to Memphis’ on 26 March 2022 at the Union Chapel Islington . ‘From Montgomery to Memphis’ was released in 1970, and follows Dr.King’s 13 years of civil rights activism, from his first bus boycotts to his assassination… Continue reading MLK film & Transform Defence at Union Chapel
In times of Coronavirus: UBI is an idea whose time has finally come
The solution to poverty is to abolish it directly by a now widely discussed measure: the guaranteed income. … We are likely to find that the problems of housing and education, instead of preceding the elimination of poverty, will themselves be affected if poverty is first abolished. Martin Luther King Jr., Where Do We Go… Continue reading In times of Coronavirus: UBI is an idea whose time has finally come
A Breeze of Change is Coming, 50 Years Later
by Miles Megaciph, Veterans For Peace On this weekend, fifty years ago, Dr Martin Luther King Jr. was prepared for his last days. At 39 years of age, possessing a deep wealth of wisdom; he seemed to sense the enemy was about to take his life. On the eve of his assassination, while delivering his iconic… Continue reading A Breeze of Change is Coming, 50 Years Later
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Vision Was More Global Than We Remember.
Many Americans tend to think of Martin Luther King Jr. solely as a leader of African Americans — or, even more narrowly, of southern blacks. We overlook his worldwide reach and his global vision. Half a century after King’s death, that vision remains both strikingly relevant and sadly unrealized. Just as King hoped white Americans… Continue reading Martin Luther King Jr.’s Vision Was More Global Than We Remember.
Martin Luther King: how a rebel leader was lost to history
by Gary Younge, the Guardian. On 15 January 1998, what would have been Martin Luther King’s 69th birthday, James Farmer was awarded the presidential medal of freedom in the White House’s East Room. “He has never sought the limelight,” said the then president, Bill Clinton. “And until today, I frankly think he’s never got the… Continue reading Martin Luther King: how a rebel leader was lost to history
Martin Luther King anniversary sparks thousands to take place in marches, speeches
by Errin Haines Whack, The Associated Press. Fifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, the civil rights leader’s family and admirers will mark the anniversary of his death with marches, speeches and quiet reflection on Wednesday. The commemorations stretch from his hometown of Atlanta to Memphis, where he died, and points… Continue reading Martin Luther King anniversary sparks thousands to take place in marches, speeches