Things That Matter – MLK Day 2010

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

More MLK Quotations
Unlike many collections, this one sources each quotation with speeches and dates.

Synopsis from How Stuff Works
A summary of Dr. King’s role in the civil rights movement and the movement itself, some video, and links to other MLK sites and features.

Bethel College to Play Lost King Speech for First Time in 50 Years
This is a fascinating story about a speech lost in time half a century ago, a former student with a tape recorder, and audio restoration of that old tape.

A Day of Service
Since 1994, the U.S. has celebrated this day by volunteering and serving in the community instead of simply enjoying the day off from work and school. Today, I can’t think of a better way to mark the holiday than by donating to Haiti earthquake relief.

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