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Time to act on Dr King’s call to tackle evils of racism, economic exploitation, and war — IPPNW peace and health blog

While acknowledging that progress had been made in civil rights, King called us to address “Three major evils—the evil of racism, the evil of poverty and the evil of war” to the consternation of the establishment. He noted that progress that had been made in dealing with civil rights in “shaking the entire edifice of segregation” should not “cause us to engage in a superficial dangerous optimism.” He urged that we must also deal with “the evil of poverty”…[and] the “evil of war” declaring that “somehow these three evils are tied together.

via Time to act on Dr King’s call to tackle evils of racism, economic exploitation, and war — IPPNW peace and health blog

June 19, 2020 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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