Martin Luther King Jr Day

Seeds of King’s Dream, Part 2

Seeds of King’s Dream, Part 2

This week, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and others with a faith based approach and ongoing impact on the Civil Rights movement. I recently wrote about the work of Linda Brown Thompson and continue to reflect on her insight concerning the...
Seeds of King’s dream

Seeds of King’s dream

Years ago, when I served as a college administrator I had the privilege of meeting Linda Brown Thompson. If her name is not familiar, maybe a major court case on May 17, 1954, “Brown vs. Board of Education,” will help with identification. The National Association for...
Disruptive racial reconcilers

Disruptive racial reconcilers

Several things have disrupted my life in the last 30 years. A few notables: the internet, hip-hop, smartphones, selfies, Uber and Facebook. Disruption for me is this radical change in business strategy or community organizing where a new product or service creates a...
The prayer that lifted Martin Luther King, Jr.

The prayer that lifted Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. is famous for his speech, “I Have a Dream,” given on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963. But do you know the story of a time when his life was constantly threatened, when a phone call told him that if he persisted, “in three...