Martin Luther King Jr. used a prophetic voice in his preaching -- a hopeful voice that addressed human tragedy. But it was the black clerics who came before him, who helped King develop that voice.
We are living in a world war fought piecemeal. It is everyone's responsibility to fight for peace.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision of love was not sentimental. It demanded that individuals tell their oppressors what they were doing was wrong. How can this vision help with community-building today?
To mark the start of Black History Month, a Classicist reflects on the inspiration King drew from ancient Greek culture.
Martin Luther King's legacy must be contextualised within a larger global struggle against racism and hatred. Africans should revisit the values he espoused and continue with the anti-racism crusade.
On Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, five educators reflect on recent campus protests and describe concrete actions universities can take to bring opportunity to all.