Many Facebook birthday greetings, which almost made me feel unworthy, led me to this short speech of Rev. Martin Luther King’s labeled “Beloved Community.”
It’s far more tough-minded than that title might suggest. He speaks plenty to our painful but transforming times.
“Rise up! And know when you struggle for justice you do not struggle alone…”
So thanks to my friends, but do give the Reverend a few minutes of your time, our time: