Tag Archive: Martin Luther King Jr.

May 25 2014

When is anger right?

“It’s OK to get mad when someone is not following God’s rules,” says Talon, 6. “Like if someone steals a toy from another person, it’s OK to get mad. The angry feeling can help you do something to make things better.” At six years old, Talon has given us a nugget. Righteous anger will motivate …

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Jan 24 2014

King celebrations brings community together

   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, annual memorial event brought out many diverse celebrations. There was the annual parade with so many people in attendance. The beautiful weather allowed many in the community to attend.    According to Lamar Jones, Chairman of  MLK Jr. annual event,  this was one of the best years because of the …

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Jan 20 2014

The Christian Theology of Martin Luther King Jr.

   As we commemorate the 85th anniversary of Reverend Martin Luther King’s birthday we must reflect on all aspects of this dynamic, godly young man’s varied belief system. Known mainly and understandably as something of an American Ghandi, the paladin of non-violent release from the American republic’s ingrained tradition of institutional racism, he is venerated …

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Jan 18 2014

Holiday schedule

City offices will observe the following holiday schedule on Monday, Jan. 20 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Holiday Garbage Collection The Tyler Solid Waste office will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20. Due to the holiday, residents whose garbage is normally collected on Monday will have their garbage collected on Tuesday and residents whose garbage …

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Dec 14 2013

Three Lessons from Mandela: One man alone can’t make a revolution

Everyone seems to agree that Nelson Mandela, like Martin Luther King Jr., is one of the great figures not only of the 20th century but, indeed, of the long trail of history. Here are three lessons we can learn from his amazing life: Lesson 1: There are times when freedom fighters have to fight. In …

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Jul 24 2013

July 4th: Celebration of Agitation

Are you an agitator? You know, one of those people who won’t leave well enough alone, who’s always questioning authority and trying to stir things up. If so, the Powers That Be detest you — you … you … “agitator!” They spit the term out as a pejorative to brand anyone who dares to challenge …

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Feb 13 2012

Black women make history too

Coretta Scott King was MLK’s equal partner. By Martha Burk We celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday in January, and now the country has moved into Black History Month. MLK left an enduring mark on our hearts and souls. But he was part of a team, and the other half of that team — …

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