I felt this was fitting, given today is the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s “I have a dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

– Dr. Martin Luther King., Jr.

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3 Responses to A quote from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  1. Cat Kin says:

    Do we now apply those words to Bashar al-Assad?

  2. PJ says:

    Lauren Williams has a couple of good stories related to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his “I Have a Dream” speech – one on the speech itself that might generate a bit of ambivalence, the other – well, the other took me by surprise.

    http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/08/mlk-intellectual-property-problems

    http://www.motherjones.com/authors/lauren-williams

  3. Everyone in the contemporary American left needs to talk less about Dr.King, and start talking more like him. I think he would agree.

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