ATLANTA (AP) — The family of Martin Luther King Jr. has warned Georgia’s governor it wants input on any monument to the slain civil rights icon that might be erected on the grounds of the state Capitol. 464 more words
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“History has proven over and over again that unmerited suffering is redemptive…We must not lose our faith in our white brothers. Somehow we must believe that the most misguided among them can learn to respect the dignity and worth of all human personality.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Source: Taylor Branch. The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement, pg. 75. 2013.
The VIPP Report: March 5, 2014 marks the 50th anniversary on the “March on Frankfort” which was initially in support of equity in public accommodations. We spoke to the last surviving organizer Sen. 245 more words