Monday June 25th 2012

Thought for the Day

“Never, never,
be afraid to do what’s right,

especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake.
Society’s punishments are small
compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul
when we look the other way.”

 ~ Martin Luther King, Jr
(1929-1968)



Martin Luther King Jr.*Martin Luther King Jr.

Born January 15, 1929 Atlanta, Georgia
Died April 4, 1968 (aged 39) Memphis, Tennessee

An American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement. His main legacy is securing progress on civil rights in the United States. Because of this work, he has become a human rights icon. In 1964, King became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end racial segregation and racial discrimination through civil disobedience and other non-violent means.

*Source | More | King Center




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