As our Olympians bring us together, so our politicians tear us apart | Martin Kettle
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.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was murdered by white supremacy. That’s it. That’s the tweet.