Living the Dream: Remembering Dr. King

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the tragic assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the balcony of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.

While the entire world felt the loss of this leader, his dream lives on. He was one of many committed to furthering the cause of equality and justice.

Today, the Lorraine Motel has been converted into the incredible National Civil Rights Museum, documenting the troubled past while celebrating the victories achieved. While there is still much work to be done, there is also much pride in the movement’s continuing accomplishments.

Extinguishing one light, when so many others have been ignited, will not allow darkness to win.

Shalom, y’all, and may Dr. King’s memory – and dream – continue to be a blessing.

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