Martin Luther King, Jr. Also known as MLK, Dr. King became justly celebrated as one of the greatest orators in American history, giving powerful speeches on human rights that galvanized people of all races to action. Trained as a Baptist minister, Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr was a black Christian who believed that god made black and white people all equally. Quotes From Dr King: Genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
A lie cannot live. A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan. A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.
A right delayed is a right denied. A riot is at bottom the language of the unheard. A riot is the language of the unheard. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem. Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better. An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
Before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth, we were here. Before the pen of Jefferson etched across the pages of history the majestic words of the Declaration of Independence, we were here.
If the inexpressible cruelties of slavery could not stop us, the opposition we now face will surely fail. Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see. Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies - or else? The chain reaction of evil - hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars - must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation. He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it.
He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it. History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.
Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitableDr. Martin Luther King, Jr., His Emotions and Beliefs Moved a Country. Today, we celebrate the achievements of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a moral and spiritual leader who became a giant of the American civil rights movement in the s.
We remember Martin Luther King Jr. for leading the African American Civil Rights Movement in the 's and 60's. He worked to end segregation - the separation of black people from white people in schools, restaurants, and other public places in the United States.
The niece of Martin Luther King Jr. shares lessons learned from family members, her prayers for the future and ten core values that have guided her family through generations of triumph and tragedy. I never expected to live past the age of As a product of the 20th century civil rights movement.
Suffolk Historical Society President Nikolas Devinzenzi and Black Student Union President Phyliss St-Hubert brought the Suffolk community together to dedicate this bench to Martin Luther King, Jr. A group of Suffolk University students dedicated a bench in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with the hope of inspiring greater peace and acceptance in the city of Boston.
We remember Martin Luther King Jr.
for leading the African American Civil Rights Movement in the 's and 60's. He worked to end segregation - the separation of black people from white people in schools, restaurants, and other public places in .
Among them was Martin Luther King Jr. On this anniversary of King’s birthday, it’s worth looking at how King learned to integrate spiritual growth and social transformation.