03 April 2013

Remembering the 45th Anniversary of Martin Luther King's Last Speech

“The tyrant dies and his rule is over;  the martyr dies and his rule begins.”

Søren Kierkegaard

Martin Luther King's Last Speech

3 April 1968, Church of God in Christ, Memphis, Tennessee

On 4 April 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated.
"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and abuse those whom God has sent as messengers to you.

How often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her young under her wings. But you would not let me.

As you willed, your house is now yours, but is made desolate