• JustLove

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and The Incursion of the Capital

    In this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and also the violent incursion into the United States Capital. Prof. Charles McKinney, Ph.D. is the Neville Frierson Bryan Chair of African Studies and an Associate Professor of History at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. During this weekend when we remember the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Prof. Charles McKinney shares with us what the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. means today in the context of the aftermath of the Killing a George Floyd and the rise of the “Black Lives Matter”…

  • JustLove

    Earthquakes in Puerto Rico and Martin Luther King Day

    On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about the ongoing earthquakes in Puerto Rico and he also looks at racial and ethnic economic disparities on Martin Luther King Day. Carmen Villafane is the Senior Vice President for Early Head Start & The Head Start Division in Puerto Rico of The New York Foundling. Carmen talks about some of the work of the Foundling’s Head Start Programs in Puerto Rico, which are located in 43 sites in 5 municipalities across the island, and the aftermath of the earthquakes. Dr. Valerie Wilson, Ph.D. is the Director of the Program on Race, Ethnicity and the Economy for the Economic…

  • Commentary

    Drum Major Institute Prayer Service Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    5th Avenue Presbyterian Church * Sunday January 14, 2108 * 4:00 PM Invocation – Msgr. Kevin Sullivan Almighty God, Creator & Savior; it is good that you gather us for these moments of hope and solidarity. They sustain us in a world too often devoid of these life-giving virtues. Thank you the blessed legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: a lofty heavenly dream of justice, wedded to gritty earthly action. We rejoice for the many acts of service and volunteering to be carried out this weekend. But, Lord, help us to not so raise up these deeds of caring that we domesticate Dr. King’s memory by failing to call…

  • JustLove

    Tune in to JustLove This Week to Hear the Discussion on Today’s Income Inequality Crisis

    JustLove is back for another year! In our first episode of 2014, Monsignor Sullivan speaks with the Pew Research Center’s Paul Taylor to discuss America’s income inequality crisis and some of the statistics behind what’s being called the “Lost Decade of the Middle Class” Also on the show is Thomas Sugrue of the University of Pennsylvania to discuss Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy towards economic equality.