Posts Tagged with "Martin Luther King Jr."

I Hope King Would Have Been Proud Of The Tar Sands Action

Friday, August 19, 2011

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I Hope King Would Have Been Proud Of The Tar Sands Action

This blog was orginally posted on the Daily Kos on August 19th as part of the Stop Tar Sands Blogathon. On Sunday, Aug 28th, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington, D.C. will open. The dedication — now long overdue — will serve as a reminder of Dr. King’s enduring legacy of justice, [...]

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Stirring Words From Tim DeChristopher Remind Us Why Civil Disobedience Is Necessary Now More Than Ever

Monday, August 1, 2011

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Stirring Words From Tim DeChristopher Remind Us Why Civil Disobedience Is Necessary Now More Than Ever

“I am here today because I have chosen to protect the people locked out of the system over the profits of the corporations running the system. I say this not because I want your mercy, but because I want you to join me.” These are the words spoken by Tim DeChristopher, a climate activist, college [...]

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