He Had Many Dreams

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On Monday, the nation will celebrate the birthday of one of the biggest peacemakers in modern history, Dr. Martin Luther King.  Gunned down on April 4th, 1968, King lived to be only 39, and yet in his 39 years he accomplished more than most of us will accomplish in our much longer lifetimes.  Peacemakers are not popular among racists and bigots, as we have seen many times throughout history.  Many have written about King’s fight against racism and about his most famous “I Have a Dream” speech, but today Jamelle Bouie, writing for the New York Times, has written about another part of King’s legacy that we should also note and remember …

Martin Luther King Jr.’s other dreams

Jamelle Bouie

14 January 2023

The way most Americans talk about the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., more than 50 years after his assassination, you might think…

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