In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day we asked several community members to answer the question, “How can Dr. King’s legacy be lived today?” Their responses follow. Continue reading How Should King’s Legacy Be Lived Today?
by Lola E Peters
There’s been a lot of chatter on social media about gas-lighting lately. The concept is taken from the 1944 movie, Gaslight, about a woman whose husband slowly manipulates her into believing that she’s going insane. He does this by convincing her, time and again, that events she experiences are just figments of her imagination. He isolates her from friends and family, persuading her that it’s for her own good. She keeps saying that the gaslights in their house are flickering at night. He tells her it’s in her imagination. In fact, he is the one causing the lights to flicker while he is searching for jewels in the attic of that house where he killed the woman’s aunt decades earlier. Continue reading The Gas-Lighting of a Nation
In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr Day we asked six South Seattle communitarians to respond to the question: How can we as a south end community best honor the legacy of MLK?
Their replies were reflective, profound and as diverse as one might expect from Seattle’s most eclectic area. Continue reading Reflections on the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.