In times such as this, we need not celebration and commemoration of men and women who lived valiantly, but we need to be disturbed and re-energized; not by the “safe” King, created by certain persons to tone down his radical legacy, but we need the radical King, the radical, Hamer, and the radical Rustin.
This false slaveholder religion has not only propped up political powers that hurt poor people of all colors; it has also diminished the souls of those who inhabit its hypocritical contradictions.
There is nothing “pro-life” about defending life in the womb while walking away from our collective obligations to care for the child once that baby is born.
Where are the biblical fundamentalists who say that American law should be based on the Bible? They should be leading the charge in support of Dreamers, refugees, and other immigrants.