Tag Archives: Martin Luther King Jr.

Letter from Birmingham Jail

My Commentary on King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” By Ken K. Gourdin  1.  Introduction  As I have noted elsewhere on this blog, I have determined to treat such special occasions as Martin Luther King Day as more than simply “a(nother) … Continue reading

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MLK’s Dream

In Honor of MLK on the 50th Anniversary of His “I Have A Dream” Speech By Ken K. Gourdin In light of the just-passed 50th anniversary of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s momentous, seminal “I Have a Dream” speech … Continue reading

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Living Up to American Ideals

Reflections on Ragtime, on Coalhouse Walker, on #42, Jackie Robinson, on Oppression, and on Continued Efforts to Live Up to American Ideals By Ken K. Gourdin Last Saturday I saw the musical Ragtime at Hale Center Theater in West Valley … Continue reading

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In Honor of MLK, Jr.

Reflections for MLK Day: May Our Grasp on Dr. King’s Vision, However Seemingly Tenuous, Not Weaken Further  By Ken K. Gourdin I have tried to make it a tradition in recent years to do something related to the “holidays” on … Continue reading

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