Martin Luther King, Jr.

“And so we’ve come to cash this check, a check that will give us upon demand the riches of freedom and the security of justice.”

— Martin Luther King, Jr. “I Have a Dream” speech.

For Martin Luther King, Jr. day, I took a deep dive into five of his essays and speeches, some famous, some not so famous. I wanted to get a closer look at what he had to say back then and how some of it might apply to what’s happening today. Something beyond the usual oft-circulated quote bits of “I have a dream” and “justice too long delayed is justice denied.” Check out my blog at the New Mexico Black Leadership Council to see what I found.


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