Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American pastor, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. Wikipedia
Dr. Martin Luther King was a profound Civil Rights Leader who fought for justice and equality among all of the races. He was eloquent in his speech, a man far wiser than his years, a devoted father, a minister who loved God and was not ashamed of his faith, he fought and died for what he believed in, he was not afraid to speak out against racism and segregation. Dr. Martin Luther King paved the way so that generations that followed his legacy would have the right to freedom, liberty and equality.
Today we honor a man of great significance who has forever changed the course of history and who has impacted all of our lives in one way or another.
Here are a few additional website references for teaching our youth about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King:
How has his legacy and life’s work impacted you and do you believe that Dr. Martin Luther King’s Dream has been realized or do we still have a long journey before us?