June 11, 1963: A Decade in One Day

56 years ago today, June 11, 1963 was a monumental one in the American civil rights movement.  It is the type of day that entire novels are written about, as it personifies the triumph and the tragedy of the 1960’s. That morning, two African American students, Vivian Malone and James Hood, arrived at the University […]

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Pushing Through the Mountain

On what would have been his 90th birthday, I find myself reflecting upon my last visit to the Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington D.C. a few years ago.   The monument, the man, and the Movement are too often misunderstood. The monument fittingly shows him to emerge from a mountain. The mountain represents the […]

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