January 20, 2014

MLK and the equal rights movement today

I noticed that some of my most die-hard, right-wing friends were posting and sharing Martin Luther King, Jr. quotes on their Facebook pages today. It is interesting how time allows some to gently, slowly and moderately accept the changing world values, values that should have never been questioned at all.

I've written here before that equality for all cannot be legislated unless it is accepted in the culture where we live and raise our families. That we, in the United States, remain behind our European neighbors but ahead of so many other nations in this struggle is pertinent for we lead the world in humanitarian relief efforts. I'm not sure, but I believe that celebrating days like today, MLK Day, will help expand compassion and service at home, by all.

This SlideShare presentation from Ethos3 provides a brief, but interesting look at some of the unknown events in Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life. Please watch and share.

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