David Hartsough has been actively working locally and internationally for nonviolent social change and peaceful resolution of conflicts since he met Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1956.
The Riverside speech reflected Dr. King's growing political courage - and shows why, half a century later, he remains a pivotal figure in American history.
Israeli apartheid will not end voluntarily. Concerted, widespread, sustained nonviolent pressure that is anchored in international law and universal principles of human rights is needed.
Ira Chernus History News Network http://hnn.us/blogs/mythic_america/153131.html What does the Obama administration really want in Egypt and Syria? “To reduce the risk to U.S. interests,” writes Washington Post blogger Max Fisher. The administration wants “to play the middle and to avoid any strong positions” because it values “above all, an aversion to risk.”...