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  • Martin Luther King: Gays should "see a good psychiatrist" (vanity)

    08/16/2017 6:14:38 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 20 replies
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    Back in 1958 a gay male wrote Martin Luther King for advice. In his reply, King said that the gale male's orientation was a "problem", and was "culturally acquired". King then advised the young man to "see a good psychiatrist". (The full exchange is in my post #1.) King's remarks would absolutely horrify today's politically correct crowd. So here's my question: Should all statues of MLK be removed from public areas, or should his remarks be judged within the context of his time?
  • Flashback: Here is what Martin Luther King told a teen struggling with his sexuality

    08/16/2017 6:33:20 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 17 replies
    Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. once answered a question from a boy who was struggling to cope with his sexuality. The rights hero openly discussed homosexuality while writing an advice column for Ebony Magazine in 1958 – while the government was still openly discriminating against LGBT people. According to a transcript released by Stanford University, the boy asked: “My problem is different from the ones most people have. “I am a boy, but I feel about boys the way I ought to feel about girls. I don’t want my parents to know about me. What can I do?...
  • Marchers brave cold, rain for MLK march in DC

    01/14/2017 1:44:41 PM PST · by mdittmar · 38 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan. 14, 2017 | JESSICA GRESKO
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite rain and cold weather, marchers filled several blocks in Washington on Saturday as they rallied in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march that was at times also a rally against President-elect Donald Trump.Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton had organized Saturday's "We Shall Not Be Moved" march and rally ahead of Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. But Trump, whose inauguration will take place in less than a week, was also on marchers' minds.
  • ‘Selma’ distorts the truth about LBJ

    01/06/2015 9:41:34 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 189 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 5, 2015 | By Richard Cohen
    Before I came to dislike the movie “Selma,” I was deeply moved by it. Twice it brought me to tears. A crane shot of Martin Luther King Jr. leading thousands of demonstrators over the Edmund Pettus Bridge was one such moment, and so was the vicious attack on John Lewis — bravely, steadfastly walking into the beating he knew was coming. Today, Lewis is a member of Congress. Forever, he’ll be an American hero. Too bad, though, that the movie had to go Hollywood on Lyndon Baines Johnson, who, as if from the grave, has bellowed his protest. In its...
  • MLK: homosexuality a 'problem' with a 'solution'

    01/26/2014 3:24:46 PM PST · by James R. Aist · 19 replies
    RenewAmerica.com ^ | January 26, 2014 | Matt Barber
    The left has hijacked MLK's dream. For decades now, this pleasure-based, sex-centric political movement – delineated by deviant sexual appetites and behaviors – has ridden his coattails. They've dared to equate demands for celebration of bad behavior to Christian notions of racial equality. They've perverted the genuine civil rights movement to fit their own disingenuous designs.
  • Meacham Lowers Bar For Obama: Country Has 'Unrealistic Expectations'

    08/28/2013 9:41:10 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 14 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Presidential historian Jon Meacham did his best on Morning Joe this morning to lower the bar for President Obama's speech today commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. "The country has put an enormous amount of expectation on him . . . since he first came on the stage in 2004 . . . we sometimes have-often have--unrealistic expectations of the office," empathized Meacham. Nice try. But wasn't it Barack Obama himself who raised expectations to absurd heights? Does this phrase ring a bell, Mr. Meacham?: "I am absolutely certain that generations from now, we will be able...
  • Martin Luther King’s Daughter: ‘Life Begins In a Woman’s Womb’

    08/26/2013 9:15:36 PM PDT · by Rabin · 5 replies
    CnsNews ^ | August 26, 2013 | Penny Starr
    Bernice King "it all begins – as does life – begins in a woman’s womb,” King said. “And so we incubate, we nurture and we birth out things and we can never, ever forget that." The enraged sponsors went wild...
  • Ex-Gay Gospel Singer Removed from MLK Concert

    08/11/2013 3:42:09 PM PDT · by lbryce · 71 replies
    AP via Fox ^ | August 11, 2013 | Staff
    Ex-gay gospel singer who says God delivered him from being gay was removed from a concert lineup at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial after a request from Washington's mayor. The Washington Post reports singer Donnie McClurkin was scheduled to perform at the concert Saturday evening to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Several gay rights activities objected to his participation ahead of the event. Doxie McCoy, a spokeswoman for Mayor Vincent Gray, says the Grammy-winning singer decided not perform because the purpose of the event was to bring people together.
  • Alveda King On Racism, Reproductive Genocide & Sexual Perversion

    08/06/2013 7:49:26 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 5 replies
    Alveda King's Blog ^ | 8-6-13 | Dr. Alveda King
    “Yes, we are facing difficult days. Yet there is hope ahead. Have faith and love for every member of the human race. It is time to hate the sin and love the sinner. We can set the example with personal and communal repentance, revival, restoration, rebuilding, recovery and renewal.” For Alveda King, “it’s all about redemption.” Her uncle once said: “We must discover the power of love, the power – the redemptive power of love. And when we discover that we will be able to make of this old world a new world. We will be able to make men...
  • Hell hath no fury like an atheist scorned

    04/07/2013 3:37:02 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 29 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 4-3-13 | Craig Brown
    Over the past few years, evangelical atheists have switched places with fire-and-brimstone Christians: where once it was the Christians who brooked no disagreement, now it is the atheists; and it is the atheists, too, who perform cartwheels on the heads of pins. Christopher Hitchens once even managed to argue of the Reverend Martin Luther King, of all people, that ‘In no real as opposed to nominal sense . . . was he a Christian’. A weaselly self-righteousness is now the hallmark of the celebrity unbeliever. Meanwhile, it is the Christian who nods diligently in any discussion, taking pains to reassure the atheists...
  • Mrs. Obama Almost Makes You Forget That Her Husband Supports...

    09/06/2012 5:35:44 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 11 replies
    Christian News Wire ^ | 5Sept2012 | Dr. Alveda King
    'Mrs. Obama Almost Makes You Forget That Her Husband Supports Killing Babies and Killing Natural Marriage. Almost…' The First Lady of America took the grandstand last night in a rousing speech. As the emails flooded into my cache, with the pros and cons, I wrote back to one sincere young lady: "She looked beautiful and proves that she's nearly as much a consummate skilled politician as her husband. She almost makes you forget that her husband supports killing babies and destroying natural marriage. Almost..." In comparison to Mrs. Romney's sincere and impassioned speech in support of her husband last week,...
  • “MLK was fair and compassionate with Rustin: Christian compassion does not mean endorsing sin”

    05/24/2012 1:42:03 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 6 replies
    Priests for Life-Alveda King's blog ^ | 5-24-12 | Dr. Alveda King
    Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things, (better than Utopia) will be added to you. – Matthew 6:33 The 21st century homosexual lobby likes to point to the professional relationship between my uncle Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Bayard Rustin, his openly homosexual staffer who left the movement at the height of the campaign. Rustin attempted to convince Uncle M. L. that homosexual rights were equal with civil rights. Uncle M. L. did not agree, and would not attach the homosexual agenda to the 20th century civil rights struggles. So Mr. Rustin...
  • Jackie O: MLK Was Terrible, FDR a Phony

    09/17/2011 6:05:50 AM PDT · by VU4G10 · 95 replies · 1+ views
    thenewamerican.com ^ | 091711 | Cort Kirkwood
    The truth is out. The leading lady of liberal America between 1960 and her death in 1994, the standard setter of au courant women with her pillbox hats, bouffant hairstyle, and jet-set friends, the Guinevere to Camelot’s King Arthur himself, didn’t much care for lesbians and Martin Luther King and other leftist world leaders. The tapes of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (shown as a young First Lady, left) are out, as The New American reported, and their first installment weeks ago revealed that she thought Vice President Lyndon Johnson, the most prodigious and successful election thief in American history, had a...
  • Steve Jobs and Dr. King

    08/29/2011 4:46:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 29, 2011 | Star Parker
    Two names loom large in today’s news. Two names that ordinarily we wouldn’t think about together. But, in the great struggle now unfolding before us for our nation’s future, it seems to me these two quintessential Americans are worth thinking about in light of each other. One is Steve Jobs. The other is Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. Jobs, of course, is in the headlines because of his decision to step down and retire from Apple, the company he co-founded, from which he later got fired, and to which he subsequently returned and resurrected. Dr. King is in the news...
  • Martin Luther King's Daughter: 'Lincoln Remembered for Signing the Declaration of Independence'

    At a ceremony to honor the opening of the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in our nation's capital Friday, the late civil rights leader's daughter Bernice made an historical error that would evoke tremendous ridicule and derision if she were a conservative. BERNICE KING: "But as I close, I close with the recognition that daddy is standing, Lincoln is seated. Lincoln remembered for signing the Declaration of Independence. Daddy being remembered as standing up for truth and standing up for justice and standing up for righteousness and standing up for peace and standing up for freedom. Daddy is now...
  • Christian leaders rally against gay activists 'hijacking' Martin Luther King legacy

    01/17/2011 11:23:51 AM PST · by markomalley · 11 replies
    CNA ^ | 1/17/11 | Kevin Jones
    Atlanta, Ga., Jan 17, 2011 / 02:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On the observance of Martin Luther King Day, African-American leaders noted the slain civil rights figure’s Christian position on cultural issues like abortion and sexual ethics. Illinois religious and political leaders also organized to challenge the “hijacking” of the civil rights movement by homosexual political activists. Dr. Alveda King, full-time director of African-American Outreach for Priests for Life and King’s niece, cited her uncle’s advice columns written for Ebony magazine in 1957 and 1958.“In advising men and women on questions of personal behavior 50 years ago, Uncle Martin sounded no...
  • Dr. Alveda King to Address the Restoring Honor Rally at the Lincoln Memorial August 28

    08/26/2010 11:28:07 AM PDT · by topher · 29 replies
    Priests for Life.org ^ | August 20, 2010
    Dr. Alveda King to Address the Restoring Honor Rally at the Lincoln Memorial August 28Priests for Life FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: August 20, 2010 Atlanta, GA – Dr. Alveda King, Director of African American Outreach for Priests for Life, issued the following statement today on her upcoming appearance at the August 28th Restoring Honor Rally on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial organized by commentator Glenn Beck. “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy, like the Lincoln Memorial itself, belongs to all Americans. I am participating in Glenn Beck’s Restoring Honor Rally not to advance any political agenda, but to advance...
  • Documentary Exposes Abortion as The Evolution of Racism and Black Genocide

    06/10/2010 4:00:12 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies · 369+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/10/10 | Theresa Casta
    June 4, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The new documentary film Maafa 21 provides a convincing argument that "...legalized abortion is more than just a crime against humanity, it is also the continuation of a 150 year old racial agenda, that was founded in black genocide." The film offers an in-depth look at the plight of African Americans after the end of slavery, and demonstrates some of the shocking similarities between Hitler's Germany and 20th century America. After viewing the powerful film, Congressman Trent Franks remarked: "We never quite seem to be so eloquent when we decry all the crimes of a past...
  • Martin Luther King Jr's Niece Blasts Harry Reid on Abortion Bill-Slavery Comments

    12/09/2009 3:57:39 PM PST · by wagglebee · 26 replies · 1,545+ views
    Life News ^ | 12/9/09 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- The niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is upset by the comments Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made about opponents of the pro-abortion Senate health care bill. Reid compared opposition to the bill, which funds abortions, to the 19th-century debate over slavery. Reid on Monday said Republicans opposed to the bill were displaying the same mindset as those who supported slavery.“If you think you've heard these same excuses before, you're right,” Reid said. “When this country belatedly recognized the wrongs of slavery, there were those who dug in their heels and said, ‘Slow down, it’s...
  • MLK's “Letter to an Anti-Zionist Friend” is a Hoax

    01/15/2009 5:29:34 PM PST · by Shellybenoit · 4 replies · 319+ views
    Camera/Yidwithlid ^ | 1/15/09 | Yidwithlid
    Jews like Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel (pictured above with the beard) marched with Martin Luther King Jr. on the road to civil rights. Rev. King marched with the Jews on the road to a secure Israel. About six years ago, I was writing an article for Jewish World Review and quoted parts of the famous Martin Luther King Jr. Letter to an Anti-Zionist Friend. Just as the article was about to run I got an e-mail from Editor-in-Chief Binyamin Jolkovsky informing me that the letter was a hoax, he sent me the article from CAMERA quoted below. The bad news...