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And on the eve of his death, Dr. King gave a sermon in Memphis about what the movement there meant to him and to America. And in tones that would prove eerily prophetic, Dr. King said that despite the threats he’d received, he didn’t fear any man, because he had been there when Birmingham aroused the conscience of this nation. And he’d been there to see the students stand up for freedom by sitting in at lunch counters. And he’d been there in Memphis when it was dark enough to see the stars, to see the community coming together […]

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Something Else MLK Died For…

On April 4, 2008 By

I saw this video a few days ago but was reminded of it today by Michelle Obama. In reminding me, she says:

The simple fact that Barack is running a competitive campaign for President is a direct result of Dr. King’s legacy — and this movement for change would be impossible without the support of people of all races, ages, and backgrounds.

Very true. This is the net result of those years of struggle and tragedy and these years of change and our redemption from the past:

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