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Third Monday In January Of Each Year, Or, President Reagan’s Address on Martin Luther King’s Birthday from the Oval Office, January 15, 1987,

Proclamation 5597 — Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, 1987 January 9, 1987 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation In celebrating the birthday of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we honor an American who … Continue reading

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “What Is Your Life’s Blueprint?”

Rarely seen footage of Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking to students at Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia on October 26, 1967, where he delivered his speech “What Is Your Life’s Blueprint?” “Thank you very kindly. Principal, Mr. Williams, Members … Continue reading

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President Obama on #Dallas: “We are horrified over these events”

THE WHITE HOUSE With your understanding, I want to begin with a few words about the situation back in the United States, specifically the situation in Dallas, Texas. My team has been keeping me updated throughout the morning of the … Continue reading

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#ASMSG President Barack Obama: Why we must rethink solitary confinement

President Barack Obama (Andrew Burton/Getty Images) By Barack Obama January 25 Barack Obama is president of the United States. Source: The Washington Post In 2010, a 16-year-old named Kalief Browder from the Bronx was accused of stealing a backpack. He … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Reader(s) of my Book(s): Thank You!

A long time ago, I once wrote what I considered to be an excellent article for an English Language Teaching (ELT) journal. After the journal politely refused to publish the article, I paused to reflect on what my next step … Continue reading

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