Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., (1929-1968) US civil rights leader

Famous Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Quote

“We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline. We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence. Again and again we must rise to the majestic heights of meeting physical force with soul force.”

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
~ Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Speech delivered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963.

Ratings and Comments

Mick, Manchester

Interestingly very few comments regarding one of the greatest Americans who for me ranks alongside Ghandi and Mandella in terms of attempting to bring about political change through peaceful protest and intent.

E Archer, NYC

It's a tall order, but right to the heart of the matter. Courage!

E Archer, NYC

We've come a long way, baby...

Mick, Pleasant Hill

Unfortunately the modern reincarnation of today's civil rights movement has repudiated everything that Martin Luther King, Jr ever stood for especially when it comes to violence!

It's come full circle now, these people have become what they have fought against, racist and violence, I guess they forgot when you dance with the devil you don't change him, he changes you. 

E Archer, NYC
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E Archer, NYC Mick, Pleasant Hill 1/4/21

Growing up in the 60's I held MLK in the highest regard and joined marches in DC for civil rights.  The people demanded an end to segregation of 'colored people.'  Now 'persons of color' are demanding to be segregated from 'white people.'  MLK said to judge a man by his character not his skin color — BLM declares all white people as racists, character has no standing.  What the hell has happened?!!


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