Monday, January 19, 2009

A Conscious Mind

Happy Belated Birthday Dr. King

Dr. King would have turned 80 this year. Since his death, forty one years ago, we have seen great periods of progress and unfortunate setbacks and downfalls. As Barack Obama ascends to The White House, it is impossible not to think of Dr. King. Obama is without a doubt the fruit of Dr. King's labor. The life and work of Dr. King and other freedom fighters is simply amazing. These individuals, who put their lives on the line, fought an entire battle and never fired one shot. I'll end this post with one of my favorite King quotes, "Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent. "