The Guilfordian

Dodge Ram commercial sanitizes MLK’s legacy

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Lana Heltzel, Senior Writer

February 16, 2018

In 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a sermon preaching the importance of serving one’s community while eschewing the material possessions and advertisements that encourage envy. Entitled, “The Drum Major Instinct,” King was specifically critical of the automobile industry for propagating...

On-site service celebrates MLK

University of North Carolina at Greensboro junior Caressa Wilson begins working on a suncatcher which will be given to the Children’s Home Society along with others made during the 2018 MLK Day of Service. Photo By Praveena Somasundaram/The Guilfordian

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

January 19, 2018

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” It was a question posed by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957 during a speech in Montgomery, Alabama. A civil rights activist and leader, King consistently encouraged people to engage in service. Now, almost...