Kenneth Glasgow

Marching Backwards For Freedom

In 1965, Martin Luther King, Jr. led marchers to the Dallas County Courthouse in Selma, Alabama to demand their right to vote.  When they got there, they were arrested. That arrest, and the police brutality that followed it, galvanized the nation and forced passage of the Voting Rights Act.

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A Clear and Simple Agenda for What We Should Be Demanding after Ferguson and Baltimore

Too many times lately law enforcement has failed to show transparency in dealing with the basic civil rights issues that a community saw in its own community members being denied in a situation in which a local community member was killed, from Missouri to Maryland, Alabama to New York. These deaths all to frequently split communities along racial lines and have led to situations in some ways like the current one in Baltimore. All of these deaths had a common thread in local communities perceiving a breakdown in transparency as local law enforcement investigated the deaths that they themselves had been directly involved in. 

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