Dr. King's Prophetic Vision
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“It is midnight in our world today, but surely the morning will come.”
King nuggets—how MLK’s vision calls us today:

Civil war in our souls

War in Vietnam (Iraq), peace on earth, revolution of values

• Joblessness & poverty .

• Racism in America

• FBI campaign to destroy King’s soul

• Technological promise & the perils of depersonalization

• Human rights revolution/ democratic aspirations

• Ethical leadership & compassionate listening

• Tools of transformation

- Nonviolent Direct Action/ Soul Force
- True Alliance
- Direct action vs. electoral politics: a false dichotomy?
• Faith, hope, & spiritual empowerment