Monday, January 19, 2009

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Today is a day of service where we as a nation should remember a great American, Martin Luther King Jr. As you can imagine with the events of tomorrow, this years MLK Day takes on greater meaning. Dr. King worked for this day, and I do think this is what he pictured when he dreamed of the future. I do believe Barack Obama will prove to be a worthy heir apparent of the King legacy.

Here is the full version of Martin Luther King's most famous speech:

BBC World News America has unearthed a fascinating clip of Dr Martin Luther King speaking to the BBC's Bob McKenzie in 1964 in which Dr King predicts an African-American president "in less than 40 years."

Many will say that Martin Luther King's speech led directly to this speech where Barack Obama accepted his party's nomination for President.

Here is his speech to the 2008 Democratic National Convention:

That speech of course led to the great night night of November 4th. Here is President-elect Barack Obama's Victory Speech:

Now It's A New Day:

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