“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

Is Atlanta still the “city too busy to hate”?

For weeks, I have struggled long and hard about how to verbalize my reaction to our country’s latest sickening string of racial injustices. I’ve started this blog post more than five times before abandoning it…
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“I may not get there with you—But I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.”
— MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. [“I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech, April 3, 1968]

Healing a nation divided by race

Today, I am in deep sorrow over the absence of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as our society becomes increasingly divided over racial tensions. I can’t help but wonder what the state of racial reconciliation would…
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