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Happy Birthday Dr. King

Mlk_speechThis photograph of Martin Luther King, Jr., shows him waving to the crowd of more than 200,000 people gathered on the Mall during the March on Washington, after delivering his 'I Have A Dream' speech. You can find this photograph and much more on the BBC's Web site.

Over on Blackprof, Adrien Wing in a Jan. 15 post celebrates King's legacy by invoking today's inauguration of Mrs.  Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. Johnson-Sirleaf is "the first female president in Africa. Her struggle to lead Liberia out of  a legacy of violence and create a future filled with hope is one that Dr. King would have surely embraced," Wing writes. More here.

Posted by Laurel Newby on January 16, 2006 at 11:22 AM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)


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