I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.This dream was once considered radical. In some ways it still is. It's like realizing what it means to love your neighbor as you love yourself. I can say I believe it, but it takes constant practice to realize it in even a portion of my daily life. Similarly, our nation needs to constantly remind itself of this belief as it evolves through the decades. From time to time, and for certain groups of people, this radical notion must be advanced from dream to reality.
Happy MLK Day! Take the 20 minutes you'd use to watch your favorite cooking show or reality TV program and recall his amazing speech (says the guy who twice on Sunday forgot that Monday is a holiday):