Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. —Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Cowardice asks, ‘Is it safe?’ Expediency asks, ‘Is it politic?’ Vanity asks, ‘Is it popular?’ But, conscience asks, ‘Is it right?’ There comes a time when one must take a position because one’s conscience tells one that it is right. —Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
On this day in 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Dr. King later said in his acceptance speech, "The beauty of genuine brotherhood and peace is more precious than diamonds or silver or gold."
Both Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Jackie Robinson's family members said they were insulted by the use of the civil rights icons in a campaign ad for President Donald Trump.
Atlanta Hawks pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with new alternate uniforms
Nichelle Nichols almost left Star Trek after Season One. Why'd she stay? Because a fan of the show told Nichols she was the only Black actor on TV in a role worth having, and she was a role model to his children. That fan? Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The NFL tweeting about what happened with George Floyd is the equivalent of when the CIA recognizes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday. Loved him so much y’all helped to kill him. Get outta here with the bullshit.
50 years ago today, I learned the painful news that my friend, my mentor, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had been assassinated in Memphis, TN. He was my brother, my leader--that day it felt like something died in all of us.
Today, it was my great honor to proclaim January 15, 2018, as Martin Luther King Jr., Federal Holiday. I encourage all Americans to observe this day with appropriate civic, community, and service activities in honor of Dr. King's life and legacy.
Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Earlier this year I spoke about Dr. King’s legacy of justice and peace, and his impact on uniting Americans. #MLK50 Proclamation:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was murdered by white supremacy. That’s it. That’s the tweet.