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Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. —Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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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.

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In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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ON THIS DAY – In 1964, civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. won the Nobel Peace Prize. #OnThisDay 

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."

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At the age 35, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was the youngest man to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. King received the Nobel Peace Prize at the University of Oslo on 10 December, 1964.

The families of Jackie Robinson and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. slammed President Trump after his reelection campaign unveiled a new ad showing images of the civil rights icons.

"In America, the stigma has been placed on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Streets and it's embarrassing. We want to change that," said Melvin White.

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.

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Atlanta Hawks pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with new alternate uniforms

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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.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was my hero, my mentor, my friend, and my brother. We honor his legacy by celebrating this holiday as a day on, not a day off. It is a day of action, a day of love, to give of ourselves to others and begin anew the building of the beloved community.

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.

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If Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was preaching today, he would be speaking the idea that we are one people, one family, one house—the American house and the world house—that we must learn to live together as brothers and sisters, if not we will perish as fools.

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.

Today we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for standing up for the self-evident truth Americans hold so dear, that no matter what the color of our skin or the place of our birth, we are all created equal by God. #MLKDay 

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy ." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. #NationalWalkoutDay 

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