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MLK To Obama; The Road To The Promised Land

MLK To Obama; The Road To The Promised Land
45 years ago this coming April, James Earl Ray shot Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis Tennessee. The night before his death Dr. King preached “And He’s allowed me to go up to the mountain. And I’ve looked over. And I’ve seen the promised land. I may not get there... Read more »

I Remember Harold

I Remember Harold
November 25th, marks the 25th anniversary of the loss of Chicago’s first African American mayor, Harold Washington, here’s my recollection as a kid on the southeast side. I remember his election and never had the city been that electric. I remember his hearty laugh, his formal and boisterous voice. I remember the excitement he brought... Read more »
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