Wonderful words on a freedom-seeker who is forever immortalized in those with dreams for a brighter, more just future.
Eighty-five years ago today, a child was born that would forever change the way America saw equality.
Martin Luther King Jr. was born into a culture where the color one’s skin held more weight than the merit of one’s character. Not satisfied with the status-quo, he sought to change it.
He refused to believe that because of the color of his skin he was somehow inferior. With dignity and discipline he advocated for the rights of all people, regardless of their physical anatomy.
Because of his relentless pursuit of equality, we celebrate him once a year. We write speeches and do book reports on how he changed the world for the better. His name is found on street signs and schools and everyone knows that he once had a dream.
A dream that his “four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged…
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