Berlin: STASI spy killed protestor Ohnesorg in 1967

Documents have emerged in the German press showing that policeman Karl Heinz Kurras, who shot student Benno Ohnesorg during a demonstration in West-Berlin in 1967, was a spy for the East-German secret police STASI. After trial, Kurras was acquitted due to lack of evidence. The shot that killed Ohnesorg on June 2 1967,  was to […]

Martin Luther King Jr. "Why I am opposed to the War in Vietnam"

I’ll never forget the day I walked into my dreadful morning History course about three years ago. On an average day the Instructor was a bit monotone often reading straight from his lecture notes, then glancing up at his audience to the return of yawns and blank expressions. But this day as the class came […]