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Bishop Woodie W. White pens his annual “birthday letter” to the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in advance of the civil rights leader’s Jan. 15th birthday.

Bishop’s letter to Martin Luther King

Woodie White marks the slain civil rights leader’s birthday with an annual look at the state of racial equality in the U.S. “I am saddened.” Read More

After 50 years, MLK dream nearer to reality

In his annual letter, Bishop White recalls 1963 when King 'took that mass of humanity to ... Church!' in the March on Washington. Read More

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. speaks Feb. 6, 1968, during a meeting at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in Washington. Web-only photos copyrighted by John C. Goodwin.

King opposed war, not those who served

King 'foot soldier' emphasizes that acts of concern and care for those who defend the nation are 'essential for any of us who claim to be antiwar.' Read More

Bishop Melvin G. Talbert. Photo by Ronny Perry, UMNS

Honoring veterans is tribute to King’s legacy

When protesting war or Jim Crow laws, Civil Rights leader engaged the policymakers, not those simply following orders. Read More

Racism still stings, bishop tells King

In his birthday letter to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Bishop Woodie White ponders whether race is America's 'stubborn virus.' Read More