Martin Luther King
Now that our youth have come
Thirty years ago, the image of a lone man in a white shirt and black trousers, carrying shopping bags and standing in silent protest in front of an army tank caught the attention of the world.
MLK's mighty stream of righteousness
On Friday February 28th, our kinfolk in the United States, standing shoulder to shoulder with their white compatriots of conscience who have repudiated, or are labouring to discard the privileged mores of a culture of racist disdain, will re-enact the great march on Washington that was once led by Martin Luther King. They will re-awaken…
Remembering a rare gem: David Bayode Aina (1940 - 2000)
Today, we mark the 20 years remembrance of our dearly beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, benefactor and philanthropist, the late David Bayode Aina, an engineer.
How February draws attention to plights, strides of blackman
Most movements and political dynasties throughout history have had people that were the focal point or hearts of such trajectories — Mahatma Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Benito Mussolini and many others.
Tunde Eso deserves a Nobel laureate prize
In the last five years, I discovered that more youths are conscious and pro-active about educing peace and progress in the world, unlike antecedent times. One notable feature in this feat, is the founder of Youthocracy, Tunde Eso. One who stands with the youth stands with the majority.
The colour of travel
American civil rights icon, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, once said, it is appalling that the most segregated hour of Christian America is 11am on Sunday morning, highlighting the irony that churches, at the time, were split along colour lines.
The silence of our ‘friends’
The advent of election season in Nigeria is, for a sane observer, a tortured exercise in the suspension of disbelief.
Christian unity and the scandal of division
It is believed that Martin Luther wrote a letter to the Archbishop of Mainz, Archbishop Albrecht, the most powerful Churchman in Germany at the time, in which he included the 95 theses.
Make your ‘self’ a priority
Don’t let it be you! There comes a time when you have to stop crossing oceans for people who wouldn’t even jump puddles for you. It is really tough to lose someone you love but it’s even worse to lose yourself while loving them.