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In remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

July 1, 1993

In remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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In remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral…Violence is immoral because it thrives on hatred rather than love.”

-Martin Luther King Jr.

“It must be remembered that the oppressed and the oppressor are bound together in the same society.”-James Baldwin’s Everybody’s Protest Novel

“We desire a freedom that will lift us to the common standards of all men, whether they be white men of Europe, or yellow men of Asia.”

Marcus Garvey, in a speech delivered at Liberty Hall, N.Y.C.-August 1921.

“Hail, happy saint, on thine immortal throne,

Possest of glory, life, and bliss unknown;

We hear no more the music of thy tongue,

Thy wonted auditories cease to throng.”

– Phyllis Wheatley On the Death of the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield. 1770.

“Faithfully relying upon the powers of truth, love, and justice, for success in my humble efforts (of racial peace)-and solemnly pledging myself anew to the sacred cause-I subscribe myself.”-Frederick Douglas. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas

“ This land is ours by right of birth-This land is ours by right of toil;-We helped to turn its virgin earth,-Our sweat is in its fruitful soil”

– James Wheldon Johnson, Fifty Years (1863-1913)

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