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Entries Tagged as 'Martin Luther King'

“From King to…Cosby?” Model Dialogue series continues Sunday, Jan. 23 featuring 2011 MLK honoree Edith Bush

January 21st · No Comments · Martin Luther King, New Africa of the Palm Beaches

New Africa of the Palm Beaches’ Model Dialogue series kicks off Sunday, Jan. 23, 2-4 p.m. with: “From King to…Cosby?” A forum on whether African-America’s glass is half-empty in light of Dr. Bill Cosby’s recent controversial comments. Specially invited to share unique perspective: Edith Bush, executive director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Coordinating Committee, 2011 […]

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MLK meets the Tea Party?

January 19th · No Comments · Martin Luther King

It’s fair to wonder how much, in communities all over our country, the majority of the Tea Party movement will be focused on his message on this King holiday and going forward. — From my latest commentary in Florida Weekly. Read the column here. See the page here. See this week’s entire Digital Edition here. Or just keep reading. […]

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Hear hear: ‘MLK tells us why the mosque must be built’

August 22nd · No Comments · Barack Obama, Bible, Christian, Extremism, Interfaith, Islam, Martin Luther King, Muslim

Stephanie J. Jones, in today’s Washington Post (There are no outsiders among us),  eloquently  voices my argument that at the groundbreaking, dedication and grand opening of  the Cordoba Initiative’s Islamic community center in Manhattan, the 9/11 victims’ survivors should be standing out  front — and in front of them, survivors of the innocent Muslim victims. Let’s send that picture […]

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On Malaysian Bibles & misguided ‘Muslims’

January 27th · 2 Comments · Bible, Christian, Extremism, Florida Conference of Muslim Americans, Islam, Jesus, Martin Luther King, Muslim, Quran

“Last November the Malaysian government refused to release 10,000 Bibles it had seized because they contained the word Allah to refer to God…A few Muslims unfortunately went further and attacked churches, badly damaging some of them. Such actions are condemnable as they contradict normative Islam.” Appreciation to my friend Imam Enrique Rasheed of Jacksonville for […]

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11th MLK Breakfast at (now) Palm Beach State College delivers the message: ‘Dream. Act. Serve.’

January 14th · No Comments · Martin Luther King

This morning promised yet another chamber of commerce day. But given the lingering coolness in the air, Palm Beach State College President Dennis Gallon made the right call to move the 11th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Breakfast inside the Duncan Theatre on the Lake Worth Campus. The former Palm Beach Community College […]

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