“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.
Martin Luther King Jr, with Anthony Franciosa, Ralph Abernathy, Paul Newman, Polly Bergen, Joanne Woodward, Sammy Davis Jr., and Marlon Brando during his 1963 visit to Los Angeles for a civil rights rally.
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.
“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.
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.
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
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was murdered by white supremacy. That’s it. That’s the tweet.