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You have to love a holiday when even atheists celebrate the teachings of a southern Baptist preacher.
For all the struggles of men and women people still don’t get it nor care.
When will people treat their fellow man honestly without racial objectivity.
January 13, 2011
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For those that read the above comment it’s indescribably how I feel. It’s about the sacrifices both Whites and Blacks made to be treated fairly or treated with respect sometimes feels half hearted since Barack Obama was made President than any other time past.
As a people we’ve came a long way shouldn’t we embrace those very ideals that make us, this country great. Instead of harboring on those things that don’t.
For those that would post the comment “get over it”. I wish we could change for one day and you would see how people have gotten over it.
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~MLK, Jr.
“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.”
~The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Yesterday I saw a truck on 81 with a bumper sticker that said “I have a dream”…and had a picture of the White House with the Confederate Flag flying over it.
These quotes are a good antidote to that
“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
–Martin Luther King, Jr
Happy Larry King Day!
Over 40 years later, in a 3″x3″ box of grainy video and sound, absolutely spellbinding.
“Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
Gee, this is what conservatives think. Liberals hate this quote.
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