Carlyle Fielding Stewart III

Writings on Democracy, Social Justice, and Religion

Tag: freedom

  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action

    September 14, 2006 Nearly forty have passed since the death of Martin Luther King Jr, but the struggle for Civil and Human Rights continue in America today. The 1960’s represented a time in our nation when people of all colors, genders and religious persuasions joined together as once voice to speak against the continuing injustices…

  • The Issue is Still Freedom

    The Issue is Still Freedom

    Delivered at the AFSCME Banquet. Martin Luther King. Jr. Celebration. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Dearborn Hyatt Regency Hotel, Dearborn, Michigan. February 10, 2007 We gather today to pay tribute to a man who was one of America’s greatest freedom fighters. His legacy of non-violent social change is perhaps one of the greatest stories…

  • Leadership Lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Leadership Lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Delivered at the Museum of African American History Detroit, Michigan Martin Luther King, Jr Day, January 15, 2007 “I had decided that I would not sit back and watch but should lead them back to the buses myself.” MLK, Jr. More than ever in our society and world today, we need leaders who possess compassion,…

  • What Martin Luther King Jr. Would Say Today

    What Martin Luther King Jr. Would Say Today

    Detroit West District M. L.King Jr., Celebration, January 8, 2005 “I will not listen to the music of your harps but let justice roll down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.” Amos 5:24 As we celebrate another birthday of one of America’s greatest prophets and freedom fighters, more than any time since his…