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MLK day in the East Bay

February 29th, 2020

Each year, people around the United States take time to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. These are voices from the 2020 demonstration in Walnut Creek, California, with the most powerful voice belonging to a 5 year old child.

 

Quotes by Martin Luther King Jr.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
 
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?
 
Free at last, Free at last, Thank God almighty we are free at last.
 
The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.
 
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
 
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
 
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
 
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.