Tag: Dr Martin Luther King Jr.
Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.
May today be more than merely a day off work, but a day to consider how society treats all of its members and to ask, “What is right? What is true? When do I speak up? Where do I take a stand?”
The foundation is love
Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Take a stand
A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true. Martin Luther King Jr.
Right is stronger
“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant.” Martin Luther King, Jr.
Because it is right
There comes a time when we must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but one must take it because it is right. Martin Luther King Jr.
Silence of Friends
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. Martin Luther King, Jr.
An unrealized dream
On this day when we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., we recall his speech, “I Have a Dream” calling for a color-blind society. What progress did America make in the past year toward this goal? A college professor appeared untouchable because of his unverifiable claim to be Native American. President Bush was…
Share the Dream
In our nation’s capitol, on August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his “I Have a Dream” speech. On the day we celebrate King, read the speech. Listen to the speech. Resolve to do your part to end discrimination.