Today we reflect on the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s tireless contributions to our modern society. He dedicated his life to winning civil rights for all people through nonviolent means. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement and his iconic “I Have A Dream” Speech.
Across our nation people are volunteering, attend marches and tributes, planning services, listening to Dr. King’s speeches – and some are attending the Fifty-Seventh Presidential Inauguration in the capitol.
Whatever you’re doing today, we hope you take a moment to remember Martin Luther King Jr.’s goal of equality and peace for all people. Here’s a video from The Biography Channel gives a condensed snapshot of his life – we hope you enjoy it.
“We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers.”
– Martin Luther King Jr.