Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend. Martin Luther King Jr.
I write on what would be Martin Luther King Jr.’s 88th birthday, five days before Donald Trump is to be sworn in as America’s 45th President.
Martin Luther King Jr was one of my heroes as I came of political age in the 1960s. King drew a straight-line from the founders to the present, challenging us to live up to our creed that we are all created equal. And perpendicular to it, he drew a second line — a line with roots deep in the morality of Christianity— that we as a society have a responsibility to pay attention to the poor, the dispossessed and the powerless.
King was a hero to me not just because his cause was the cause I Read more »