Posts tagged ‘Martin Luther King Jr’

It’s damn near 50 years since that rifle shot in Memphis.  Fifty years since 40 American cities went up in flames…. Then came the man with the power and the opportunity to finally heal those wounds,…and he squandered it, – – setting us back those fifty years….

He Had A Dream…

January 21st, 2013

…50 years later….we have a nightmare! His mission was to end hatred, separation, and segregation.  He wanted Blacks to have the opportunity – an equal opportunity – for education, housing, and jobs.  He wasn’t looking for handouts; – he saw jobs as the key to political and economic equality. He sought to unite people –“where little […]

NOTE to critics and Law Enforcement:  I’m posting this blog entry strictly as political and military speculation, – about chance, possibility, and probability.  It IS NOT WRITTEN to convey any type of threat or to urge any type of illegal action.  This is sheer speculation – nothing more. The news of the sudden ‘retirement‘ of […]

Thinking Back – MLK Jr

January 15th, 2012

I was still a young man – and a young soldier – when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. The fires that tore through our cities and our souls in the weeks that followed are still vivid memories. So I thought a gentler reminder and historical image might be nice. h/t: DP – my First […]

MLK Jr. I Have Some Memories

January 17th, 2011

28 August 1963   The very word he used in this speech ‘Negro‘ is no longer acceptable.  He left his mark on America.