Monday, April 04, 2005
The dream died 37 years ago today
The Heretik reminds us that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 37 years ago today. As we mourn the death of another prince of peace, let us also mourn the death of MLK's dream of a land where all men are born equal, where every little child has all the opportunity in the world limited not by color or race or economic class, a dream that is gone now, lost in violence and lost in hate, lost in fear and lost in tears. Goodbye, MLK. Goodbye.
- Badtux the Saddened Penguin
Posted by: BadTux / 4/04/2005 10:50:00 PM
Things are ever changing, ever flowing. I refuse to give up on MLKs dream. It's just taking longer to get there than I expected.
# posted by CmdrSue : 8/4/05 9:50 PM
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