“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
On this day 45 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis. In the interest of this day and what it and Dr. King’s life represents – in my opinion, the continuing need for progress toward understanding and equality – here are links to some history about Dr. King and for access to his speeches and works.
Various other speeches/writings by Dr. King
Quotes and access to “The Purpose of Education“
May the dream live on…
(the title of the post is from the U2 lyrics to “Pride (in the name of love)”)