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Reimagining American Democracy


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Martin Luther King Jr.
Speaker:
Stewart Burns, Ph.D.
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54 Minutes
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Introduces the ten-part lecture series with critique of the American electoral-representative system and compelling argument for why citizens need to create an alternative democratic ecosystem to overcome systemic injustice and resolve existential crises of racism, poverty, militarism, and climate catastrophe.

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Professor of Ethical & Creative Leadership and MLK Studies

Union Institute & University


Activist historian Stewart Burns, is the only major Martin Luther King Jr. biographer who participated in the Black Freedom Movement, including the 1963 March on Washington.  His background includes many years of nonviolent activism organizing for justice and peace that has been enlightened by thirty years studying Dr. King’s leadership and the Black Movement. From forming a high school civil rights committee, to organizing anti-Vietnam War protests and resisting the draft, to protesting nuclear power and first-strike nuclear weapons, to fostering interracial communication at Stanford, Williams, and other colleges, he has devoted his life to teaching and practicing Kingian “soul force.” Dr. Burns is Professor and Chair of Ethical & Creative Leadership, as well as Faculty in Martin Luther King Jr. Studies at Union Institute & University's Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program. 


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