A brief curriculum for 2021
There’s so much to process on this MLK Holiday…so much many of has have been processing for years and so much many of us are just beginning to process. No matter where you are in that journey, I hope what I outline below will provide a more in-depth look at Dr. King beyond “I Have A Dream”. There is so much more to King. Yes, race is integral to any examination of King but so is his call to each of us to work towards making America a more moral and just nation.
- A brief twitter thread from Kristen West Savali of iOne Digital that ends in short video (Links in text).
2. A short video featuring Martin Luther King III sharing how his father would be disheartened by the income inequality and poverty that exist today. (Link in the image below)
Opinion | My Father, Martin Luther King Jr., Had Another Dream
If he saw the issues of poverty and income inequality that exist today, he would be greatly disappointed. Asaf Kastner…
3. Next is one of my favorite podcasts, Soul of the Nation, with Sojourners founder, Jim Wallis. In this episode he interviews Bishop Michael Curry who came to be known by many from the homily he delivered at the most recent British royal wedding. In this episode they “share King’s vision of a beloved community and a multi-racial democracy, while charting the path to redemption and reconciliation in the wake of the violent insurrection at the U. S. Capitol.” (Link in the image below)
The Soul of the Nation with Jim Wallis: Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on the Path to Redemption…
Wallis and Curry share King's vision of a beloved community and a multi-racial democracy, while charting the path to…
4. This past Saturday, Dr. Eddie Glaude gave a brilliant virtual speech- part lecture, part sermon- via Baltimore’s…