January 18, 2010
MLK’s prophetic legacy
The third Monday of January is more than just a chance to stay home and watch a little NBA while it pours rain—yes, even in Southern California—outside. This is, of course, the day with which we honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. It’s a legacy that really can’t be understated, but it’s also one so casually appreciated that I can’t imagine many people stop to really appreciate it often. I know I don’t.
Reporters try to to remind us of why this day matters, but, much like any routine holiday coverage, it’s difficult to find an inspiring way to tell the same story each year.
This might help. It’s a collection of a few of MLK’s quotes, appearing on the blog of a college friend of mine who was reviewing them for the Fuller Theological Seminary student newspaper:
Read the rest here.
My favorite MLK quote, which I hear whenever I listen to a good, old “Good Riddance” album, appears in the above video and after the jump: