It’s now 56 years later and wondering if humanity has changed at all in the past year. #MLK #MartinLutherKing #SharingTheDream
He had a dream.
“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.”
Here we are, fifty-five years later. While there have been advancements in civil rights since Martin Luther King Jr’s famous speech in 1963, our country remains embroiled in the bigotry of non-acceptance. Not by all of its people and I sincerely pray not by the majority, but enough that it fractures the relationships and soul of the United States of America.
In the last year, it’s felt more like the Divided States and a study of how a country can take one step forward and two steps back.
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
Love. As in love one…
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6 responses to Fifty-Five Years Later
I’m not sure if it has changed for the worse, or if we focus (or are presented with it to focus on) more on the negative. I know too many people who share this dream to think that we aren’t going to someday bring it to fruition. Apparently, not today, but…
Right Dan. The news is 90% negative/bad news, so I’ve cut back on watching. I choose rather to focus on doing what I can to make this a positive world.
You’re a good person – Martin would be proud.
Awww, thanks Dan.
I was thinking about him today and wondering if he would be disappointed in our advancements or lack of.
In some ways, MLK would be happy with the advancements we have made, like our 1st African American President. But then he would be saddened by our current state of affairs and the bigotry that has reared its ugly head.
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