'Letter from a Birmingham Jail'

Martin Luther King, Jr. 16 April 1963

(from the archives of the African Studies Center University of Pennsylvania)   My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities “unwise and untimely.” Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and […]

‘Negroes with Guns’

Ann Coulter 4/18/2012

Liberals have leapt on the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida to push for the repeal of “stand your ground” laws and to demand tighter gun control. (MSNBC’S Karen Finney blamed “the same people who stymied gun regulation at every point.”)

This would be like demanding more funding for the General […]

MLK niece rips Jesse Jackson

MJ Lee Politico 11/7/2011

Martin Luther King Jr.’s niece says the Rev. Jesse Jackson should stop comparing the Occupy Wall Street protests to the civil rights movement, arguing that her uncle would not have condoned the movement.

“I believe that Rev. Jackson is doing a disservice,” Alveda King said on Fox News Monday morning. “My […]

AG Holder Promises More Discrimination at DOJ

U.S. Attorney General Holder pledged to protect low-income minority communities.

Brian O’Connor Red Dog Report 1/14/2011


If a white Attorney General pledged to protect white communities,

He would be hung, tarred and feathered.

But when an African-American AG pledges to protect minority communities…

Well, it must be the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

U.S. […]

Rally draws 1,200 to State House

CAJ note: And a statue of George Washington is “boxed” away from view especially for the occasion.

John O’Connor The State 1/18/2011

Marchers once again took on the Confederate flag during Monday’s King Day at the Dome rally, but they also spoke out against the 150th anniversary of South Carolina’s secession and legislative proposals to […]

Benjamin Franklin, ‘The First American’

“I think the best way of doing good to the poor is not making them easy in poverty but leading or driving them out of it. In my youth, I traveled much. I observed different countries that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves and, […]