Earlier this week on January 15, 2019, Martin Luther King Junior would have turned 90 if his life hadn’t been abruptly ended by an assassin on April 4, 1968. In 2019, MLK Jr. day is being observed for the first time by the company I work for and the company is urging employees to engage in a National Day of Service in recognition of MLK’s life and legacy. The company’s acknowledgement for me is both a sign of momentum and anxiety in the comprehensive dialogue about Diversity & Inclusion in America.
Full disclaimer: I am not a practising Catholic, and I am not a devotee of established religion; my views herein are intrinsically biased.
After a stressful week of “Did, you forget to take your meds?” Congressional hearings and diaper-wearing, tiny-handed orange balloons, I thought you might need to end the week on a positive note.
The Department of Justice (DoJ) of Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, this stalwart of civil rights of our era in March 2018, reopened the inquiry into the murder of Emmett Till because they have found “new” information about the case.
For the first time, the women of Saudi Arabia have been granted the right to drive. Westerners are applauding this great leap/cruise forward as a win for women’s rights. However, dig deeper, and the truth becomes evident.