They Had A Dream

Any religion that professes to be concerned about the souls of men and is not concerned about the slums that damn them, the economic conditions that strangle them, and the social conditions that cripple them, is a spiritually moribund religion awaiting burial. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Today, on the date that marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I find his words as relevant as they were in his lifetime. In some ways,

International Women's Day

Today is International Women’s Day. I must admit that I had to do some research to discover what that actually meant. It seems as though we sometimes carve out pieces of the calendar for many of the groups that have historically been denied equal rights, opportunities and respect (e.g., International Women’s Day, Gay Pride Week, Black History Month), and then stand back and say, “Hey, look, we just honored you! What more do you want?” But recognition of an injustice is on