What He Did

I love this Daily Kos diary which explains what Dr. King actually did. It’s not about the quotes. It’s about standing up to systemic violence. My father told me with a sort of cold fury, “Dr. King ended the terror… Continue Reading

Ending the Day: Amiri Baraka

Every year we read a ton of quotes attributed to Dr. King, and miss out on all the other amazing, liberatory art that’s come out of Black america. This is only an excerpt: This is my own transcription: But I… Continue Reading

How We Honor Dr. King

“Power without love is reckless & abusive, & love without power is sentimental & anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice & justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.” –… Continue Reading