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Now More Than Ever, It’s Clear the FBI Must Go

Now More Than Ever, It’s Clear the FBI Must Go

  By Thomas L. Knapp The New York Times reports that “[i]n the days after President Trump fired James B. Comey as F.B.I. director, law enforcement officials became so concerned by the president’s behavior that they began investigating whether he had been working on behalf of Russia against American interests.” That’s an interesting way of […]

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 21, 2019 Events and Closures

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 21, 2019 Events and Closures

OXNARD, CA –Below is a list of events in observance of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as well as information regarding City of Oxnard closures on January 21, 2019, for the holiday. January 21st: Freedom March and Celebration The MLK Committee of Ventura County will hold the 33rd annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther […]

Public Announcement from Universalist Unitarian Church of Santa Paula – Film

Public Announcement from Universalist Unitarian Church of Santa Paula – Film

Free Screening, BlacKkKlansman In honor of Martin Luther King and civil rights, the Social Concerns Action Committee of the Universalist Unitarian Church will present a free screening of Spike Lee’s film, BlacKkKlansman. Based on a true story, it’s set during the social upheaval of the civil rights struggle of the early 1970’s. Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) […]

“My Summer Working for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” | Encore Performance by Lanny Kaufer

“My Summer Working for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” | Encore Performance by Lanny Kaufer

On Wednesday, January 23, at 7 p.m., to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jewish Community of Ojai (JCO) will host an encore performance by Lanny Kaufer of his musical multimedia presentation, “My Summer Working for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”  Kaufer will share the experiences he had in the Voting Rights Movement, including meeting […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | This Is Where I Came In

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | This Is Where I Came In

  By L. Neil Smith It’s happening again. And again and again and again. Goblins and mutants of various descriptions and apparent motivations invade  a public school or some other unprotected crowd somewhere, with whatever the politically incorrect Gun-of-the Month happens to be, killing or wounding pupils, teachers, or others by the dozen. Immediately (sometimes even before the fact, […]

“My Summer Working for Martin Luther King, Jr.” | A Presentation by Lanny Kaufer

“My Summer Working for Martin Luther King, Jr.” | A Presentation by Lanny Kaufer

On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at 7 p.m., Jewish Community of Ojai will host Lanny Kaufer and his multimedia presentation, “My Summer Working for Martin Luther King, Jr.”  Kaufer will share the experiences he had in the Voting Rights Movement, including meeting and volunteering for Dr. King in the South in 1965. The presentation centers on […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration – Ventura County | An Open Letter

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration – Ventura County | An Open Letter

  By Deborah Baber Savalla   Dear Honorable Members of the MLK Committee of Ventura County, Neighbors, Friends, and Fellow County Residents, I moved here four years ago to live full time after being in New York City for over 30 years.Yesterday was my first Martin Luther King Day celebration experience in Ventura County. It was […]

Is Christianity to Blame for Everything Bad?

Is Christianity to Blame for Everything Bad?

By Jerry Newcombe, D.Min., 4/27/16 Earlier this month in Philadelphia, there was the 17th annual “White Privilege Conference,” which a friend describes as a “liberal confab devoted to self-abnegation.”  One of the speakers, Paul Kivel, blamed Christianity for everything bad in the world. Kivel is the co-founder of the Oakland Men’s Project and founder of […]

King for a day — The rest of the year, not so much

King for a day — The rest of the year, not so much

. . By Thomas L. Knapp Since 1986, Americans have observed the third Monday of January as a federal holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Schools and communities put on marches and commemorative events. Some workers (sadly not including most of the working poor of all races to whose advancement King dedicated his life) get […]

Ventura County’s 30th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day — Jan. 18th!

Ventura County’s 30th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day — Jan. 18th!

 

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