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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day | Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

christopher-cudworth's picture
By Christopher Cudworth Getting back in the pool after years away is a sensory immersion. The back of my hands smell like it. The pool. Like chlorine. I swam today the best I could, without treading too much water. Payed attention to the way my arms cut past my ears. The hands, gripping water and...
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I believe it goes without saying that Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was a champion of diversity. It also goes without saying that championing a cause is one thing; giving your life for it is another thing entirely. Dr. King's passion to ensure civil rights for all individuals regardless...
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This January 16, we will be celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man who literally gave his life in the struggle for the rights of all people.  It’s been nearly 44 years since he was gunned down at the Loraine Motel in Memphis; and 49 since he stood on the steps of the...
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              I’m not a sentimental person.  Sentimental, according to my beloved Webster’s Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, means “marked or governed by feeling, sensibility, or emotional idealism” whereas elemental means (second definition) “of, relating to, or resembling a great force of...