Let’s Finish What We Started | Reclaim The Dream
This post is dedicated to reclaiming the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and was inspired by his last speech, “I Have Been to The Mountaintop” which can be heard in its entirety on YouTube at this link All blocked quotes are his word.
Men for years now have been talking about war and peace. But now no longer can they just talk about it. It is no longer the choice of nonviolence or violence in this world. It is nonviolence or nonexistence.
In the human rights revolution if something isn’t done and done in a hurry to bring the colored peoples of the world out of the long years of poverty, their long years of hurt and neglect, the whole world is doomed.
And I knew that as they were sitting in, they were really standing up for the best in the American Dream and taking the whole nation back to those great wells of democracy, which were dug deep by the founding fathers in the Declaration of Independence.
The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America,
When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness
And if you didn’t see it last night, make sure you check out the State of the Union as the First Black President of these United States of America, President Barack Obama, rolls out a plan to protect the American Dream for ALL of its people, and not just the wealthy few. Let’s finish what was started.