After Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Exercise, Wisconsin School Bans Non Curricular Discussions of White Privilege 

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, an assembly at Oconomowoc High School in Wisconsin featured a discussion on the concept of white privilege. The story was picked up by a local conservative radio host, and the school was inundated with complaints. Board members have now instructed the school’s Superintendent that…

Um, Maybe Don't Use MLK's Speeches About Advertising's Evils in Ads to Sell Cars?

Brands love to sell you stuff by tugging at your heartstrings, and certainly, you can see why a company might think it’s appropriate to use the famed “Drum Major Instinct” sermon Martin Luther King, Jr. gave just a few months before his assassination to sell, uh, Dodge Ram trucks. These trucks, just like MLK, were…

You Only Get One Shot at Life, So Definitely Tweet About How MLK Would Say 'All Lives Matter'

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. day! This is a wonderful occasion to reflect on the subversive legacy of a man who gave his life to bend the arc of the moral universe faster; it is a day of service, and there’s no public service quite like showing your ass. To wit, here’s Joe Walsh—failed Illinois politician and former…