MLK Nightmare

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To break all the chains of hate that fill way too many hearts is by the real truths within Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy. "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

2018 marks 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. Americans have worked to bring Dr. King’s dream to fruition and today, that work is more urgent than ever. He used to say, If you can’t fly then run if you can’t run then walk if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.

It seems inconceivable that after Americans elected Barack Obama @POTUS44 for two consecutive terms, that @realDonaldTrump and now @POTUS is still defending himself against continued charges that he is racist. When Trump, the 'least racist' person, has been accused of racism http://nydn.us/2EIdSYm If we tolerate this in a president, what does it say about us? @CNN http://cnn.it/2EF5WHv Barack Obama @BarackObama
"Dr. King was 26 when the Montgomery bus boycott began. He started small, rallying others who believed their efforts mattered, pressing on through challenges and doubts to change our world for the better. A permanent inspiration for the rest of us to keep pushing towards justice."

As people all over the world celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. as a day with hours of community service in the name of the civil rights leader, they may recall the historic speech he delivered during the March on Washington. He said I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. Inside Martin Luther King Jr.'s final, radical year https://www.salon.com/2018/01/15/inside-martin-luther-king-jr-s-final-ra...

What folks may not know about King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech is that it was improvised. As people observe MLK Day, past presidents volunteered on MLK Day. Donald Trump spent it playing golf, while others perform positive tasks that make a difference as a tribute to Dr. King's iconic speech. https://www.archives.gov/files/press/exhibits/dream-speech.pdf
I Have a Dream, Martin Luther King Jr. Full Speech Best Audio https://youtu.be/ARvrvJV4th4
Martin Luther King "I Have A Dream" VIDEO https://youtu.be/I47Y6VHc3Ms

Let us never allow anyone, regardless of who they are, or how rich, famous, successful or even a self-described very stable genius to change the narrative about equality, peaceful resistance, or to increase efforts at upending the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrants, who come to America seeking freedom and justice for all.

A guide to celebrating MLK Day across the country https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/martin-luther-king-jr-day-ways-celeb...

Reported 's-hole' inappropriate comments add fuel to planned NYC MLK Day protests http://7ny.tv/2D4ybix

The evidence is in on Trump; This MLK Day brings a reckoning of silence http://brook.gs/2AUnmxC

The Heartbeat of Racism Is Denial https://nyti.ms/2FziiSI

Trump defends himself anew against charges that he is racist https://apnews.com/180ed2bf618542a48dd5e23100a5283b

Morning Joe uses Reagan’s MLK speech to shame Trump and his racist supporters http://www.rawstory.com/2018/01/morning-joe-uses-reagans-mlk-speech-to-s...

3 things Martin Luther King, Jr. learned from his mentor http://cnb.cx/2DjxN2O

Our day of reckoning http://brook.gs/2EDvpRo

Mitch McConnell wants you to forget that time he banned Coretta Scott King's words in the Senate https://www.dailykos.com/story/2018/1/15/1733016/-Mitch-McConnell-wants-...

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WARNING

Martin Luther King Jr. tried to warn us about Donald Trump http://for.tn/2DfdKDL

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Martin Luther King Where do we go from Here https://youtu.be/Whkvt3uLblA