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“Before it was Martin’s dream, it was Prathia’s prayer.” Martin Luther King Jr. met Prathia Hall in a mass meeting where she shared her vision for the world through the phrase “I have a dream”. Watch this moment from #BlackChurchPBS . Now streaming on-demand.

@SenKamala Harris Harris: In the middle of the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for racial justice and economic justice. #BlackHistoryMonth 

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The summer of 1968 saw uprisings against the police brutality, racism, and poverty that was imposed on Black communities, as well as outrage over the recent assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

"As long as there is poverty in the world I can never be rich, even if I have a billion dollars ... I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the way our world is made." – Martin Luther King, Jr. Happy Black History Month#BlackHistoryMonth 

From Martin Luther King, Jr to Ralph Abernathy to John Lewis, many of the household names of the Civil Rights era were ordained ministers. But what role do the clergy play in Black Lives Matter protests today?

Two iconic speeches. One speaker had a dream. The other had a nightmare. #CautionaryTalesPod  is back, featuring @jfreewright  in spine-tingling form as Martin Luther King Jr.

From the house of Martin Luther King Jr., to the church in New York where Harriet Tubman’s funeral was held, the fund is helping to restore African American historic sites.

"The Blues tell the story of life's difficulties, and if you think for a moment, you will realize that they take the hardest realities of life and put them into music, only to come out with some new hope or sense of triumph." Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr


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Heading into the weekend with these inspiring words by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in mind, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

If anyone had a right to question whether our democracy was worth redeeming, it was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Because in the face of billy clubs and lynchings, poll taxes and literacy tests, he never gave in to violence, never waved a traitorous flag or gave up on our country.

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“Call it democracy, or call it democratic socialism, but there must be a better distribution of wealth within this country for all of God's children.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“This country has socialism for the rich, rugged individualism for the poor." -Martin Luther King, Jr.

"A riot is the language of the unheard." -Martin Luther King Jr.

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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@realDonaldTrump  Phenomenal President. Quite possibly the USA ?. Most certainly one of them anyway, as he sits atop the shoulders of many amazing giants that came before him. No easy feet. Early stages of term also. Incredible. Congrats and Happy Martin Luther King Jr. day America ??❤️??

If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. *Honoring Martin Luther King on this day

"Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” -Martin Luther King Jr. 1963

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was murdered by white supremacy. That’s it. That’s the tweet.