MARTIN LUTHER KING PHOTOGRAPHIC TRIBUTE
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
is the time to make justice a reality for all of God's
have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live
out the true meaning of its creed - we hold these truths to
be self-evident that all men are created equal.
will be the day, this will be the day when all of God's
children will be able to sing with new meaning "My
country 'tis of thee, sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing.
Land where my fathers died, land of the Pilgrim's pride,
from every mountainside, let freedom ring!"
have a dream that my four little children will one day live
in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of
their skin, but by the content of their character."
"There is nothing more dangerous than to build a society, with a large segment of people in that society, who feel that they have no stake in it; who feel that they have nothing to lose. People who have a stake in their society, protect that society, but when they don't have it, they unconsciously want to destroy it." ~ Martin Luther King
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become reality. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word." ~ Martin Luther King
could never adjust to the separate waiting rooms, separate
eating places, separate rest rooms, partly because the
separate was always unequal, and partly because the very
idea of separation did something to my sense of dignity and
"The curse of poverty has no justification in our age. It is socially as cruel and blind as the practice of cannibalism at the dawn of civilization, when men ate each other because they had not yet learned to take food from the soil or to consume the abundant animal life around them. The time has come for us to civilize ourselves by the total, direct and immediate abolition of poverty." ~ Martin Luther King