2004-01-21 / Editorials

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"Which of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
By Rev. Austin H. Armitstead
Roving Photographer


JOHNNIE DENT “One of his main legacies was education and equal rights. Dr. Calvin Butts gave a stirring message at our annual scholarship breakfast. It generated much needed funds for 17 students this coming September.”JOHNNIE DENT “One of his main legacies was education and equal rights. Dr. Calvin Butts gave a stirring message at our annual scholarship breakfast. It generated much needed funds for 17 students this coming September.”

By Rev. Austin H. Armitstead

"Which of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacies

do you remember?"


HOWARD HANDY “Dr. King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964., the youngest recipient at age 35 and led the March on Washington in 1963 and opened the frontier for African-Americans. His goal for peace, civil rights, and education will not be forgotten.”HOWARD HANDY “Dr. King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964., the youngest recipient at age 35 and led the March on Washington in 1963 and opened the frontier for African-Americans. His goal for peace, civil rights, and education will not be forgotten.”GEORGE DIXON “Dr. King wanted everyone to achieve being the best that they could be and he felt you could do all of that through education and it still holds true today. You must become educated about what’s happening around you in education in our world. It allows you to help your children, too. Dr. Butts challenged us to help.”GEORGE DIXON “Dr. King wanted everyone to achieve being the best that they could be and he felt you could do all of that through education and it still holds true today. You must become educated about what’s happening around you in education in our world. It allows you to help your children, too. Dr. Butts challenged us to help.”

JAMES MATHEW “I most remember the “I have a Dream” speech. It impacted not only black people but all people. Everywhere you go everyone talks about this speech. Dr. King was a civil rights activist and was a prime mover of the Montgomery bus boycott in 1963.”JAMES MATHEW “I most remember the “I have a Dream” speech. It impacted not only black people but all people. Everywhere you go everyone talks about this speech. Dr. King was a civil rights activist and was a prime mover of the Montgomery bus boycott in 1963.”ALBERT COLE “Dr. King preached the two principles of faith and freedom. I am a man of God, as was Dr. King and I believe in his teachings. He was a peaceful man who worked for freedom through non-violence. He worked to unite all people and believed everyone should have the opportunity to excel.ALBERT COLE “Dr. King preached the two principles of faith and freedom. I am a man of God, as was Dr. King and I believe in his teachings. He was a peaceful man who worked for freedom through non-violence. He worked to unite all people and believed everyone should have the opportunity to excel.

MURIEL MCFADDEN “Dr. King talked about all of us joining hands and uniting as one to overcome our differences. I believe in this and feel that I have seen more of this coming together for mutual support in recent years.”MURIEL MCFADDEN “Dr. King talked about all of us joining hands and uniting as one to overcome our differences. I believe in this and feel that I have seen more of this coming together for mutual support in recent years.”

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