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A Wise Man Once Said…
Jay From Huntsville
Sometimes, people can surprise you.
Dear Mr. Schulz
The Road to Freedom
Every year, I try to find the right way to recognize Martin Luther King Day. This year, I thought I’d let his wife, his partner, his widow, Coretta Scott King, explain the meaning of the holiday. Continue reading
MLK and Uhura
Happy Martin Luther King Day!
Weird Time for a Joke
I don’t want to make light of MLK Day. It’s an important day, and it’s really important to me, but try as I might, I didn’t feel qualified to write a post about the man who has come to represent so much to so many. I understand that race relations, like most hot-button issues, are on a pendulum and are bound to swing backward once in a while. But this year, it feels like we’ve been spending more time swinging back than forward, and I worry that we are letting the great man down.
However, I didn’t want to let the day go by without acknowledging him, so here’s a joke he told on The Tonight Show in 1968. It’s very him.