A Canonized King: Another Perspective on the 2020 March on Washington

The March on Washington occurred on the heels of a red summer and overtly racist Republican National Convention acting as a platform for the masses to express their frustration with systemic forces. The 2020 March on Washington, held on the 65th anniversary of Emmett Till’s murder marks the 57th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s…

Remembering the King Of Love, on the 50th Anniversary of his Assasination

I typically have a strong aversion towards honoring immortal leaders on the anniversaries of their physical departure. This reservation is due largely to the belief that it is a crucial moment in consciousness to understand that “life” is relative, and to be alive is to proceed with purpose—and no one does this more profoundly than…

For The Man on The Mountaintop, A Poem

  To a man as gifted with words as he was with people  Espoused to justice Awarded an eternal flame of                                                                    …

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and The Mountaintop

Yesterday, as the majority of America rejoiced in a day off from work or school the conscious black community rejoiced in the single holiday allowed recognition in the western world. Vastly reduced to his “I Have a Dream” speech, Dr. King embodied a merging of humanitarian and intellectual efforts in using the principles of the…