Where the Dream Comes From

When bells ring across America at 3pm today celebrating Martin Luther King’s  call 50 years ago to “let freedom ring,” I’ll be inside a maximum security prison. I can’t think of a better place from which to remember the Dream. For the past five years, Project TURN has hosted classes inside North Carolina prisons. Half [Read More…]

Remebering Dr. King: Turning Dreams into Deeds Then and Now

The public school that my son JaiMichael attends doesn’t hold classes on the third Monday in January. They have the day off, along with most Americans, to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. When he was in kindergarten, JaiMichael and I rode the city bus downtown on the MLK holiday, and I told him the [Read More…]