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Confederate Flags Placed at Martin Luther King’s Church

If nothing else, it’s a crime of vandalism, the same as anyone would feel having someone put animal ca-ca on their front porch.

MEMORABLE MLK, JR QUOTES

This is timeless.

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I saw this article online and I thought it was good enough to pass on. These are some of MLK’s leadership quotes.

By David Peck.

Executive Coach at Goodstone Group; writes ‘Recovering Leader’ blog, Author of “Beyond Effective: Practices in Self-aware Leadership”

Martin Luther King’s Leadership Lessons

Posted: 01/20/2014 4:49 am

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a leader who, like Mahatma Gandhi before him, and Nelson Mandela after him, showed us the way from weakness and division to strength in unity.

He challenged and inspired us to reach deeper within ourselves, despite ourselves, for our best, which sometimes is, simply, better than yesterday. His power endures because it’s rooted in the courage to hold hope and faith in each others potential: “knowing” we can do it… we can be better every day, each in our own way.

On this, the U.S. holiday celebrating his life and legacy, I present…

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In preparation for tomorrow ….. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration!

 

Thanks so much Horty for your fantastic work!

It Is What It Is

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~~January 18, 2014~~

More than 45 years after his death and 50 years after his historic “I Have a Dream” speech, Martin Luther King Jr.‘s stirring words and writings remain as relevant and inspiring today as they were when he lived.

Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American pastor, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs.

Born Michael King, his father changed his name in honor of German reformer Martin Luther. A Baptist minister, King became a civil rights activist early in his career. He led the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott and helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in 1957, serving as its first president. With the SCLC, King led an…

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Sybrina Fulton Kicks Off Discussion at University of Utah

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In the 30th annual Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the University of Utah is holding public discussions. This year’s theme is “Beneath the Hoodie: A Look at Racial Profiling in America.”

On Jan. 21, Jennifer Napier-Pearce of the Salt Lake Tribune will lead a panel discussion at the university about the damaging effects of racial profiling and how to combat it.   Sybrina Fulton will kick off that discussion.

Sybrina Fulton is the mother of Trayvon Martin who, on February 26, 2012, was profiled, followed, and killed by George Zimmerman.  In July 2013, a jury of 6 women found Zimmerman not guilty of 2nd degree murder neither manslaughter.

The best to Sybrina Fulton in her work as an advocate.

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