Ben Kamin


Martin Luther King's Dangerous Friendship

By Ben Kamin

Martin Luther King's Dangerous Friendship
Martin Luther King Jr. and Jewish attorney Stanley David Levison were both subject to surveillance and wiretapping by J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI. Newly released documents explain why.Read More


A King Who Set Us Free From Our Own History

By Ben Kamin

A King Who Set Us Free From Our Own History
Forty-five years ago this month, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered one of the preeminent speeches of American lore, his classic “I Have A Dream” message. Among the 300,000 who joined in the March on Washington were a disproportionate number of Jews, including rabbis, professors and social servants. They had marched with the young preacher before that day, and they continued to do so for the remaining five years of his brief life.Read More



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