On the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Moments after ...

Moments after ...

What we need in the United States is not division; what we need in the United States is not hatred; what we need in the United States is not violence and lawlessness, but is love and wisdom, and compassion toward one another, and a feeling of justice toward those who still suffer within our country, whether they be white or whether they be black.
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Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world.

– Robert F. Kennedy on the evening of April 4th, 1968


(H/T: Rev. Danny Fisher)

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