Remembering MLK

Today, we remember the Rev Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Civil Rights icon, Christian minister, nonviolent revolutionary. Rather than provide further commentary on his legacy, as I did in this 2019 column for the Broomfield Enterprise, this year I exhort you to listen to the man as he speaks for himself.

Of course, we all know his most famous speech:

But in my opinion, we need to become more familiar with these other very important and still timely messages:

And, finally, the last speech he gave before he was assassinated:

May we truly wrestle with the full scope of King’s legacy in 2021.

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