National Guard called to disperse several thousand whites threatening to set fire to First Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Freedom Riders inside. Read […]
First, please understand that I support the work of the thousands of police who protect us and do very hard work during very difficult times. But I must enter this […]
“Fear is mastered through faith.” Martin Luther King, Jr.
Today we skim along the highway in an air conditioned bus singing freedom and gospel songs under the direction of Edward, Gloria Jean and Khafre. Some sing, others talk, read, play Solitaire on their computers or listen to their iPODS. I think they miss the point of the songs we sing. These songs are the prayers and the symphony of the Civil Rights Movement – not just songs they might sing at camp. They are a form of Soul.
On May 16 on PBS will air the riveting documentary “Freedom Riders.” I have been fortunate to preview the first hour of this excellent film. From The National Intelligence Report, […]