Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was both a man of peace and a man of action. Though is was devoted to non violence, he wasn’t a passivist.
The core deep ugliness and inhumanity of words like hate, prejudice, segregation and racism has been softened by the frequency of their use and the tendency to
I grew up in the 1960’s and remember the tumultuous times in which Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., made his historic mark on American society. Dr. King was always
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is one of my heroes.
Delivered 28 August 1963, Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.
The dictionary defines a hero as “a person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose, especially one who has risked or sacrificed his or her life.” A “personal hero” is someone you or I hold in especially high esteem. For me, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is both a national and personal hero. I have no illusions that …