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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 

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.

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.

@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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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.

When the stakes are high, we prepare thoroughly, leaving no word to chance. We shouldn't just make it up as we go along. Or... should we? #CautionaryTalesPod  is back, featuring @jfreewright  in spine-tingling form as Martin Luther King Jr.

"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

This year’s theme, “Bending the Arc: Celebrating Catalysts for Change,” is inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who once said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.”

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 Black clergy play in #BLM  protests today?👇


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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.”

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.

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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 ??❤️??

"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.