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Remembering Our Fathers on Father’s Day!

Remembering Our Fathers on Father’s Day!

Fathers’ Day is Sunday and I miss my Dad. Rev. AD King who taught me to love everyone. When my uncle Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, in error, I tried to blame white people. Daddy said “no. we are all one race/one blood human beings. White people didn’t kill your uncle, the Devil did.” Daddy was such a great father and a great family leader. I only wish I had gotten to spend more time with him. But…

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Celebrating Fathers, Seeking Jubilee on Juneteenth This Weekend

Celebrating Fathers, Seeking Jubilee on Juneteenth This Weekend

The third weekend in June is impacted by two seemingly unrelated holidays; Fathers’ Day and Juneteenth. More people remember Fathers’ Day because every human being has a biological father, regardless of the circumstances of conception. On the other hand, Juneteenth, AKA Jubilee and Emancipation Day, is a US holiday commemorating the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas on June 19, 1865, and the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South. Juneteenth is celebrated during “Fathers’ Day Weekend”…

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They Had a Dream: The Legacy of Granddaddy King – Father of Martin Luther King

They Had a Dream: The Legacy of Granddaddy King – Father of Martin Luther King

By Kevin Burke “Kevin has been a source of insight regarding the impact of and connection to abortion and the role of the father figure in the life of a little girl who grows up to become a mother. I hope that his blog will bless many with the same insight with which Kevin has blessed me.” – Dr. Alveda C. King, Director of African American Outreach for Priests for Life The King Family shared in a special way in…

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