Monday, January 15, 2007

In Honor of MLK Day: Moving Beyond Fame & Fortune.

Today would have been the 78th birthday of Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

Here's what his daughter has to say about the community service contributions of her parents, who worked for World Peace and better lives for African-Americans and all American in the U.S.:

"When you see the commitment my parents exhibited ... it was not for fame or fortune," Yolanda King said. "The best sermons are those that are lived.-- source: Associated Press

Here's a link to the full story.

The eldest daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King evoked the civil rights movement while reminding those remembering her parents that America has not yet reached the promised land of peace and racial equality.

"We must keep reaching across the table and, in the tradition of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, feed each other," Yolanda King said Sunday at Ebenezer Baptist Church during a presentation that was part motivational speech, part drama.
--AP report

Here's a link to a video about MLK. ( a short commercial goes on first).

And finally, here's a link to the

Shalom (Peace)



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