Martin Luther King Jr Day


Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” “Letter from Birmingham City Jail,” 1963

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.” Sermons from his book Strength to Love, 1963

“The true neighbor will risk his position, his prestige and even his life for the welfare of others.” Strength to Love, 1963

“I believe unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant.” Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech

13 Comments on “Martin Luther King Jr Day

  1. I just got approved for To The Promised Land on NetGalley – I can’t wait to read it – I would love learn more about such an inspirational human being.

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