Justin B. Fung

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MLK, health care reform and wealth inequality

Martin Luther King, Jr. (National Convention of the Medical Committee for Human Rights; Chicago, IL; March 25, 1966): Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane. In light of that, and in conjunction with more recent studies on how it is those with the most equality that […]

Cornel West to Barack Obama: "How deep is your love?"

Excerpts: Despite your brilliance, despite your charisma, I’m disappointed when it comes to the fundamental question of priorities, of urgency. How deep is your love for poor and working people? You’ve changed the image of America, but don’t simply be the friendly face of the American empire. Many lives hang on your courage, and you […]

MLK Day 2010: Barack Obama's sermon

Yesterday, to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (today), President Obama spoke at Vermont Avenue Baptist Church, where MLK himself had spoken some fifty years before. Excerpts: We gather here, on a Sabbath, during a time of profound difficulty for our nation and for our world. In such a time, it soothes the soul to […]

Ebenezer Baptist Church

Barack Obama speaks yesterday at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA, where Martin Luther King Jr. was once the preacher.

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