Martin Luther King Jr Day is a day we honor a great man of history. He was an American Baptist minister and leader of the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his speech entitled “I Have A Dream,” as well as using nonviolent acts in his protest to further civil rights in accordance with his Christian beliefs.
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“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hat; only love can do that.”
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but we here he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”
“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”