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Moral Crisis, Part II

As identified in part one, we are undergoing a moral crisis from Muncie, Indianapolis to Washington, D.C. It’s ugly to watch. Charles Blow, a columnist for the NY Times, says it’s the fear of losing the white majority which is fueling and undermining our greatness. Everything that has happened during recent years is all about […]

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Poor People’s Campaign – 2018

By: Todd Smekens Fifty Years Later MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign Begins Muncie, IN Blog – Everyone is familiar with Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s work on the non-violent civil rights movement in the 1960’s which assisted in the passing of the Civil Rights Act in 1964. Former President John F Kennedy introduced the bill to […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. – Courage

In Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) Muncie, IN BLOG – Today we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., and while we acknowledge and promote his birthday, we seldom look deeply at his […]

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March on Washington: Twitter Reads on Racial Justice

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. walks in the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (Wikimedia Commons). Muncie, Indiana – On August 28, 1963, hundreds of thousands marched in Washington, D.C., to demand jobs and freedom for Black Americans. Fifty years later, less than half of Americans say the U.S. has made a lot […]