This is the day we honor Martin Luther King Jr., one of America’s greatest heroes. The Civil Rights Leader proved to the world that you can fight oppression with peaceful means. His courageous leadership, integrity, and dignity is a model for us all. Those his life was cut short, his dream still lives on. We may be a long way from fulfilling the entire dream, but each day we take steps that brings us closer.
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr, here are some links so that you may learn more about this great human being.
Biography of Martin Luther King, Jr from the Nobel Peace Prize website: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1964/king-bio.html
Biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_luther_king
The March on Washington, 1963: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/March_on_Washington_for_Jobs_and_Freedom
Text and audio of the speech “I Have A Dream”: http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/mlkihaveadream.htm