…Do Small Things

“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Today is MLK Day, which you probably already know because you have the day off or because you didn’t get the day off. Either way, here’s a friendly reminder what today is actually about. (Hint:…

…serve a purpose

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” Martin Luther King Jr. Today as the U.S. remembers one of our greatest civil rights leaders, the day is also recognized as a day of service. And with the political climate of late, it feels like we’ve never needed the reminder more….

…dare to dream

Today marks 54 years since Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream.” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial and while we have undoubtedly made significant strides towards that dream, the divisions that remain seem more visible than ever.

…unite

“We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. Never again can we afford to live with the narrow, provincial “outside agitator” idea. Anyone who lives inside the United States can never be considered an outsider…” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

…dream

  “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

…keep marching on

Of all of this year’s “based on actual events” best picture nominees films (there are four of them), the protagonist of Ava DuVernay’s “Selma”, the story of the history march from Selma to Montgomery, is without a doubt, the most well-known. The greatness of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (David Oyelowo), is celebrated still today….