Justin B. Fung

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From his “Drum Major Instinct” sermon, delivered February 4, 1968, only a few months before his assassination, words to keep me humble and grounded and ever thankful that God invites us to play a part in his story: Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to […]

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 […]

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