Today (in the US at least) is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Anyone who knows me in the slightest knows that this is one of my most revered heroes. I don’t know if I’ll have the time to write anything today, but I at least wanted to mark the occasion. I’ll leave it to my old friend and mentor David Swanson to speak:
Those like myself with a limited understanding of Dr King can begin by learning more about the scope and depth of the man’s life. Dr King’s thought ranged far and wide, generally within the framework of equality and justice. How much of his perspective are we familiar with? Economics and foreign policy were important parts of his civil rights philosophy; are you familiar enough with this side of Dr King to claim his legacy?