Tuesday, January 19, 2016

A Higher Destiny

"Let us all get involved and be creative dissenters 
who will call our nation to a higher destiny, 
to a new plateau of compassion, 
a more noble expression of humaneness."

Forde---paraphrasing M. L. King Jr

A Shout out to my colleague Dr. Timothy Forde, Director of African American Studies at EKU.

Dr. Forde spoke to WKYT yesterday on the subject of Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy. Tim challenges us to be dissatisfied with were we are as a nation today and calls for "enlarging...the whole society, and giving it a new sense of values. 

"Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism."

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