I’m humbled to stand on the shoulders of Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King, Jr. Thanks in part to their blood, sweat, and tears, our country has made great strides. I spoke with some emerging leaders about their dreams. The future is bright! #BlackHistoryMonth
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.”
I often turn to the words of Martin Luther King Jr. for inspiration. Today I’m keeping these words in mind: “The time is always right to do what is right.”
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.
"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.