Daily Archives: April 24, 2013

Birmingham to Boston

AVAILABLE FOR REPRINT. Copy and use freely. Please help PeaceVoice by notifying us when you use this piece: PeaceVoiceDirector@gmail.com

“This week marked the fiftieth anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “Letter from a Birmingham City Jail.” This letter is now a classic document in American history and compelling testimony to the power of nonviolence and the struggle for equality. The start of last week was also marred by the horrific events at the Boston marathon. At first glance, it may seem there is very little to connect the two: what does a document dealing with civil rights have to do with a terrorist bombing?”

Author: Jose-Antonio Orosco
Published in: The Skanner http://www.theskanner.com/article/After-the-Boston-Bombings-What-Has-Dr-King-to-Teach-Us-2013-04-24, The Portland Observer, Sierra County Prospect http://www.sierracountyprospect.org/archives/love-brotherhood-42413/, Huntington News http://www.huntingtonnews.net/61058, Freestone County Times http://www.freestonecountytimesonline.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5707:birmingham-to-boston&catid=54:viewpoints
Date: April 24,2013

For the full article: (more…)