Amidst dispiriting times, we pay tribute to the ever-radical Martin Luther King Jr. and his fervent call to end the "withering injustice" endured by African-Americans, from economic inequity to police brutality. King often decried those urging black people to staidly wait for their freedom "when this 'Wait' has almost always meant never" - or, in the case of newly released Del Africa, the 8th of nine long-incarcerated Black Liberation MOVE members, a harrowing 42 years.
"Major changes are needed," declares the 159,000-member American College of Physicians, "to a system that costs too much, leaves too many behind, and delivers too little."
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King "saw racial injustice, economic injustice, and war as three of the world's...
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