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“Racism In America Today ~ As It Relates To Dr. M. L. King’s Vision on “Conversations Of A Sistah”


MLKConversations Of A Sistah is back! And our topic of discussion is Racism in America!

Racism has fostered inequality and discrimination for centuries, as well as influencing how we relate to other human beings as a whole. Racial hatred and bigotry is also on the rise in this country at an all-time high. It’s like history is repeating itself with the massive killings of unarmed African-America men, women and children.

Since the rise in these killings around the country, the unrest has unveiled the “Black Lives Matter” organization. An International Activist Movement, originating in the African American Community that campaigns against violence geared toward people of color. This organization has in many ways adopted some of the same strategies as the Civil Rights Movement. The purpose of the movement was to make sure that all citizens, all races, all religious groups and all nationalities are treated equally under the law.

Join me tonight at 6:30 p.m. on “Conversations Of A Sistah” on Blog Talk Radio as we commemorate the birthday of the late Dr. Martin Luther King on the discussion of “Racism In America Today ~ As It Relates To Dr. Martin Luther King’s Vision.

screen_shot_2012-10-17_at_12_40_07_pmMy special guest on this topic is the Rev. Floyd Thompkins (pictured left), former pastor of Antioch Baptist Church in San Jose CA. One of the second oldest black churches west of the Mississippi River. As of today Rev. Thompkins is also the director of the Center for Innovation in Ministry at San Francisco Theological Seminary. 

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45 thoughts on ““Racism In America Today ~ As It Relates To Dr. M. L. King’s Vision on “Conversations Of A Sistah”

  1. Racism in America is real and it’s a far cry from the reality of King’s dream. But of course I’ll be tuned in.

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      1. Only it’s “Black Lives Matter” movement now.
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        Yes and they even tryna discredit that. by saying “all lives matter”

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  2. Unfortunately King’s dream was just a dream, some of it is a reality but the rest is just a dream. Esp. since racism and race issues are at an all-time high. If King only knew how the cops are gunning down these young black men and black women lawd. I guess we’d be marching 4ever.

    Great show topic and I’ll be tuning in.

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  3. “Racism In America Today ~ As It Relates To Dr. M. L. King’s Vision”

    Racism today was not apart of King’s dream just as it wasn’t when he spoke about it in his famous “I have a Dream” speech some 50 years ago…Sad that such times still exist but since we got a black president, unfortunately they do

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      1. He seemed stuffy (well educated) almost delirious on his stance.
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        specially on the black live matter issue.

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      2. He seemed stuffy (well educated) almost delirious on his stance.
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        specially on the black live matter issue.
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        CoSign

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  4. Great topic WRONG guest. O_o
    he said 1 thing I agreed with and that was “we got too comfortable with the movement” they immortalized King and did away with the dream.

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  5. Good show Tracy.
    The minister was positive instead of conservative.
    He took a position that I was shocked about. But he’s right the church does need a voice but so many believe the church is a joke.

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