Bernice A. King is a connector, communicator, community builder, CEO of @TheKingCenter, and child of legendary global influencers.
Don’t be ashamed if you’re tired. We shouldn’t have to fight voter suppression, contend for our postal service, petition for clean water, assert that Black Lives Matter, appeal for healthcare, work to eradicate poverty, mourn deaths from gun violence, protest police brutality...
Love doesn’t require that you choose one kind of inhumanity and one injustice to care about. Love is beyond religion, race and region.
There are those who say they want unity and peace, but they don’t want justice and equity. That’s fake unity and false peace. “True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice.” #MLK
As you honor my father today, please honor my mother, as well. She was the architect of the King Legacy and founder of @TheKingCenter , which she founded less than three months after Daddy died. Without #CorettaScottKing , there would be no #MLKDay . #MLK #BelovedCommunity
If you’re unbothered or mildly bothered by the 1st knee, but outraged by the 2nd, then, in my father’s words, you’re “more devoted to order than to justice.” And more passionate about an anthem that supposedly symbolizes freedom than you are about a Black man’s freedom to live.