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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Maulana Karenga

King, Memphis and the Morality of Sacrifice: Dangerous Unselfishness and Righteous Struggle

By | Dr. Maulana Karenga

By Dr. Maulana Karenga — In this month, we rightly turn toward Memphis and the martyrdom of Dr. Martin Luther King and again towards the enduring message and meaning of his life. Indeed, we turn to Memphis because it is the site of the martyrdom of Dr. King, one of the tallest trees in our forest of freedom fighters and a constant reminder we must continue the struggle and keep…

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Remembering King: Report Back from Newark and Memphis — Dr. Ron Daniels

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April 9th Edition of Vantage Point Topic Remembering King: Report Back from Newark and Memphis Guests Dr. Michael Roberts, Chairman/CEO, The Roberts Companies, St. Louis, MO Willie Barney, President/Facilitator, African American Empowerment Network, Omaha, NE Mark Thompson, Host, Make It Plain, SIRIUSXM Radio, New York, NY Ways to listen Vantage Point Radio with Dr. Ron Daniels, AKA “The Professor” — Monday’s 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon Live (Radio) — WBAI, 99.5FM,…

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Roland Martin Unfiltered: The Samuel Dewitt Proctor Conference Town Hall from Memphis

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Video: 2/1/18 — On the 50th anniversary of two Memphis sanitation workers killed in a garbage compactor, which led to the Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike, the Samuel Dewitt Proctor Conference held a daylong truth telling commission hearing at the National Civil Rights Museum, formerly the Lorraine Motel, where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Town hall moderated by Roland Martin.

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