Tag Archives: Martin Luther King Jr.

Barack Obama to address nation from the Lincoln Memorial fifty years after King’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech

TweetWhen I first heard that Barack Obama would address the nation today, on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech, in the same spot on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where Dr King addressed 250,000 people gathered there so many years ago, at the exact same time (2:45pmEST), I [...]
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We’ll be back tomorrow…

TweetWe’re taking the day off from blogging for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and will be back tomorrow with regular posting. In the meantime, an oldie but goodie from Jay Smooth on 10 MLK quotes you probably haven’t seen. Transcript after the jump thanks to commenter Guybrush Threepwood Tweet
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MLK memorial unveiled this weekend on the National Mall

Tweet On April 19, 1965, a special guest came over to my mother’s house for dinner. My mom celebrated her 10th birthday on this day. All of her 5 siblings and cousins were excited for the special dinner guest. No one seemed to be as excited as my mom that she was officially double digits! [...]
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