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Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
 

WWMLKD?

I sometimes wonder if Martin Luther King III read or listened to his father's “I have a dream” speech.

Mr. King and others claim we have a “long way still to go.” To exactly where? Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. believed each individual, regardless of color, has the opportunity to succeed.

The outcome would not be hindered by prejudice but only by an individual's talents and ability to achieve.

I wonder WWMLKD? (What would Martin Luther King do?)

I have a dream he would be the voice in the black community sounding the alarm about single parenthood and poverty. He would also challenge black men in the drug trade and others shirking responsibility. He would challenge the media and celebrities for trying to exploit young people with hedonism and a lack of spiritual values.

Fifty years later, he would have said: You have the freedom and it is up to you to live the dream in love and not blame others.

Jim Disantis

Freeport

 

 
 


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