Today is the anniversary of the death of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Take a moment to read his powerful message to the Church.

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I realize that what I am posting below is very long but it will be well-worth every moment to read the inspired words of Martin Luther King Jr.  This is his “Letter From Birmingham Jail”.  It made me cry out of sadness and out of hope.  Why is it that we destroy the men and women who are the greatest blessings to us all?

MY DEAR FELLOW CLERGYMEN:

While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities “unwise and untimely.” Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If I sought to answer all the criticisms that cross my desk, my secretaries would have little time for anything other than such correspondence in the course of the day, and I would have no time for constructive work. But since I feel that you are men of genuine…

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