Forty years ago today Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, TN. This morning’s Tupelo Daily Journal contains two articles relating to his legacy:
On Wednesday Dr. King’s niece, Alveda King, visited Tupelo. She has gained considerable attention for her work on behalf of the unborn. Here is part of what she said:
The core of Martin’s message was being a soldier of love. Martin said that we are the beloved community. If we protect the powerless, if we love when others hate, we keep his dream alive.
Here is a link to the article: King’s Niece Targets Abortion to Carry Legacy.
Click here to read or listen to Dr. King's famous "I have a dream" speech.
A few years ago I preached a sermon called Breaking Down Walls: Racial Prejudice and the Christian Gospel.
Here is a blog entry with further links prompted by a question I received about Interracial Marriage.