Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday, January 19, 2015

MLK Day: Live the Dream

“How long? Not long, because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. outside the capitol in Montgomery, Alabama — March 25, 1965   More here on Media City Groove.      
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

President Obama honors the dreamer and his dream

      President Barack Obama spoke today at the “Let Freedom Ring ” ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the historical March on Washington and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I have A Dream” speech. The president delivered his remarks at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial in D.C., where the civil rights leader stirred the hearts […]
Monday, January 16, 2012

Happy MLK Day: Believe in the dream

“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.’ ” Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I Have a Dream, 1963.
Sunday, October 16, 2011

The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial dedicated in DC

The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial has been open since last August, but the official dedication was delayed until today by the fury of Hurricane Irene during the summer. A crowd estimated to be around 30,000 gathered on the National Mall to witness the historic event. Remarks by President Obama at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Dedication The National Mall Washington, […]
Monday, January 17, 2011

MLK Day: Celebrate by serving others

Today President Obama honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by picking up a brush and helping paint artsy and inspiring characters in the cafeteria of Stuart Hobson Middle School in Washington, DC. Also,  First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia, took part in this mentoring project as well.    THE PRESIDENT:  Dr. King obviously had a dream of justice and equality in […]
Monday, January 17, 2011

MLK Day: Live the dream

Today is the 25th anniversary of the federal holiday honoring the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The first MLK Day was observed in 1986. Dr. King was fatally wounded by an assassin’s bullet on a balcony in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968. The dreamer died that day, but not his dream of civil rights and social justice for a country he loved deeply. […]