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Moving the Money: Concrete Steps For Economic Justice For All People MLK Forum

Monday, January 18, 2016 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

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Moving the Money: Concrete Steps For Economic Justice For All People

 “In a sense we have come to our nation's capital to cash  a check…” 

MLK Day Message: The Power of the People can be Stronger than the Power of Money

Arnie Alpert, co-director of the NH Program, is often a speaker at Southern New Hampshire Outreach for Black Unity's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Breakfast.  Here's what he said on Monday:

I want to begin by saying a few words about inequality, and I’ve learned that a trick to effective public speaking is to tell people stuff that they already know.

We know that for most families, most workers, most ordinary people, take home pay has been stagnant since the 1970s, two generations.

MLK Community Forum “An Edifice Which Produces Beggars Needs Restructuring”

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

"We as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values….When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism and militarism are incapable of being conquered.”
~Martin Luther King, Jr. April 4, 1967


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"Dr. King's first fight was against the death penalty"

This column by Arnie Alpert ran in the Concord Monitor on January 19, 2014. 

Martin Luther King’s first fight was against the death penalty

By Arnie Alpert

KC AFSC Peace & Justice Alert - January 17, 2014

Kansas City AFSC weekly Peace and Justice Alert E-newsletter, January 17, 2014

Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

Monday, January 20, 2014 - 8:00am

Annual Martin Luther King Day Breakfast, sponsored by Southern NH Outreach for Black Unity.  Speakers include Ray Ealy, Shujaa Graham, Arnie Alpert.  Tickets $35 in advance, $40 at the door, youth/students $20, 4 and under free. 

Film - "The Promised Land"

Monday, January 20, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

On the evening of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday celebration, we will be watching The Promised Land 1967-68, an episode from "America at the Racial Crossroads" which was originally part of the Eyes on The Prize film documentary.  This 60 minute documentary begins where our film series last January visited with King, starting with his public and controversial declaration against the Vietnam War, then taking us through the last year of his life.  Touchingly, there is footage from King's last birthday party in this episode.

MLK Forum- Renewing Dr. King's Poor People's Campaign

Monday, January 20, 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Economic disparity or economic equality

By Ira Harritt, program coordinator in Kansas City

“This is America’s opportunity to help bridge the gulf between the haves and the have-nots. The question is whether America will do it.”
~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in his last Sunday sermon, Remaining Awake through a Great Revolution  

Dr. King’s question is still before us. We still have the ability to bridge this gulf, even though it has been growing larger and larger, especially in the past 30 years.  

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