As we celebrate Dr, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we should reflect on the iconic speech Dr. King delivered during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963.
Other inspirational quotes from Dr. King.
“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”
“Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.”
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
“The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.”
“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”
“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.”
As we reflect on the words of MLJ we should also self-reflect on the current agenda being pushed by educators in schools whereby they want to segregate society based upon the color of one's skin. Teachers are encouraging pre-schoolers to deconstruct their "whiteness".
Organizations such as A&TT are now assessed annually on diversity issues, with mandatory participation in programs such as discussion groups, book clubs, mentorship programs, and race reeducation exercises. White employees, the source said, are tacitly expected to confess their complicity in “white privilege” and “systemic racism,” or they will be penalized in their performance reviews.
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It is incomprehensible to think that people can not be judged by their actions but rather by the color of their skin. In America, "all men are created equal" and these men should be judged by their conduct.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964, which ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, is considered one of the crowning legislative achievements of the civil rights movement.
We leave this message from the words of President Lincoln: "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."