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Chicago 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. marches against the Vietnam War.

Chicago 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. marches against the Vietnam War.

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Racism, Militarism and Extreme Materialism

Is it too late to heed MLK’s warning?

Fifty years ago this month, a year to the day before he was murdered, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. called us to overcome the giant triplets plaguing our society – racism, militarism and extreme materialism – in his “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break the Silence” address at Riverside Church in Manhattan.