Honoring the Life of Dr. King and One of His Most Powerful Messages

Today, I’m only one of a chorus of voices commemorating the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Even if my words get lost amongst the pack of posts, blogs, articles, memes, and quotes – it’s ok. Fifty years ago today, America’s greatest champion was silenced. We lost the man, but thank goodness his message lives on! (More on this later) April 4, 2018. 50 … Continue reading Honoring the Life of Dr. King and One of His Most Powerful Messages

“I Am Reminded That Martin Luther King Was Assassinated On My Birthday…”

In her book of essays Letter to my Daughter, Dr. Maya Angelou speaks of birthday and well wishes exchanged between her and Coretta Scott King every year following the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. That she remained friends with Mrs. King decades after King’s assassination and referring to the widow as “a chosen friend” speaks volumes about the woman behind the poet/author/dancer/actress/professor/civilrightsactivist. Because I have spent the better part of my … Continue reading “I Am Reminded That Martin Luther King Was Assassinated On My Birthday…”