Tag Archives: African Americans

Welcome to the Land of King!

By Anthony J. Marsella Ladies and Gentlemen, I write to you today from Atlanta, Georgia, USA, birthplace and national shrine of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. (1929–1968), clergyman, civil rights leader, social activist, Nobel Prize Laureate, and martyr to the … Continue reading

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If he were alive….

If he were alive.  If he had not been struck down by an assassin’s bullet.  If he had not embraced the mantle of peace and social justice in a country where murderers abound, and where their targets are frequently people … Continue reading

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Reflections on Witnessing the Republican Presidential Candidate Debate

By guest author Anthony J. Marsella (December 15, 2015 – CNN TV – Las Vegas, Nevada) I sat and watched, speechless, at what was unfolding before me. Billed as a debate of potential presidential candidates, I expected — hoped — … Continue reading

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Building a Racially Just Society: Psychological Insights

by Roy Eidelson, Mikhail Lyubansky, and Kathie Malley-Morrison Authors Note. As three white psychologists, we offer this brief essay with the awareness that our perspective is necessarily limited by our lived experience as members of the privileged racial class. Through our … Continue reading

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