Today, August 28, 2012, is  the 49th anniversary of the groundbreaking March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom during which Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Reminiscent of this defining date in the Civil Rights movement, today is the first anniversary of the dedication […]

His trip to India deepened his commitment to non-violent resistance. In 1959, Dr. King took a trip to the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi. After studying Gandhi’s teachings, king tried to figure out a way to apply Gandhi’s peaceful approach to righting societal wrongs in America. On his last day in India, Martin Luther King Jr. […]