Martin Luther King Died 41 Years Ago Today

It was on April 4, 1968 that Martin Luther King was shot and killed. Below is his famous last speech. King’s bravery is at once inspiring and something very hard to live up to. We didn’t deserve such a figure in our history, but we were lucky to have had him. Sometimes singular individuals do move history, and call us to our higher and better selves. Behold a man:

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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