Tag: Martin Luther King

  • The Enigma (and Necessity) of George Schuyler

    by Kevin Currie-Knight ____ When we think of the Harlem Renaissance, names like Langston Hughes, and Zora Neale Hurston come readily to mind. Those with deeper knowledge might also think of James Weldon Johnson and Countee Cullen. Few are likely to think of George Schuyler. Despite being one of the most engaging black writers (and…

  • Dilemmas of Difference

    by Kevin Currie-Knight _____ When confronted with those different from us, when should we notice and take the difference seriously, and when is it best to look past the difference and act as if it doesn’t exist? To use the language of a modern discussion, should we be “colorblind” and move to treat people of…

  • The Underground Marriage

    by Anonymous One has not only a legal, but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws. I would agree with St. Augustine that an unjust law is no law at all.  – Martin Luther King, Jr. ___ Hope is a double-edged sword. When I was…