Andre Willis

Brown University

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Visiting Professor of Religious Studies at Brown University; former Professor of the Philosophy of Religion at the Yale Divinity School

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The March on Washington is remembered for Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" speech and what one historian calls "a sweetly patriotic glow."

The March on Washington: Myths and Realities

The March on Washington is remembered for Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" speech and what one historian calls "a sweetly patriotic glow."

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During his three-day publicity blitz, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright has injected himself back into the presidential campaign.  Barack Obama  has distanced himself from Reverend Wright.

Rev. Wright, Part II

During his three-day publicity blitz, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright has injected himself back into the presidential campaign. Barack Obama has distanced himself from Reverend Wright.

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