Tag Archives: Martin Luther King

Transcript: Read Full Text of President Barack Obama’s Speech in Selma

We have often written about our love of Harlem and what it represents – past, present and future. We believe that President’s Obama’s March 7th speech  commemorating “Bloody Sunday” provides an amazing opportunity to learn, appreciate and share all of what … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Day – Alice Walker Adds Perspective

I always love Martin Luther King’s day. It gives me what feels like a special opportunity to get re-acquainted with or newly connected to new and valuable people, places and things. The link below to an amazing interview with and … Continue reading

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Help Save Harlem’s Historic Renaissance Ballroom from Demolition

Protesters Aim to Save Harlems Historic Renaissance Ballroom from Demolition – Video: via Protesters Aim to Save Harlems Historic Renaissance Ballroom from Demolition – NY1. “The Ballroom was completed in 1924 as part of a larger entertainment hub that included a … Continue reading

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QUOTE: Martin Luther King, Jr. “Live Together”

“We must learn to live together as brothers, or perish together as fools.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Harlem Celebrates Martin Luther King

Join us in Harlem to celebrate Martin Luther King’s birthday.   SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2014 2:00 PM-3:30 PM. Riverside Church Hosts Rev. Michael Walrond, Martin Luther King III & Others to Celebrate MLK Jr.’s Legacy.  2:00-3:30 PM in the Nave, 490 … Continue reading

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QUOTE: Martin Luther King, Jr. “Love will have the final word”

“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the … Continue reading

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QUOTE: Mahatma Gandhi

“You must not lose faith in humanity.  Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” – Mahatma Gandhi *Gandhi preached and practiced non-violence.  When I read Martin Luther King, … Continue reading

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Quote: Martin Luther King Jr – On equality

Harlem has always been a sanctuary for the different.  This continues today as yet another wave of LGBT immigrants join those already settled in Harlem.  Harlem is a place with a rich history of advocating for freedoms of all kind … Continue reading

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QUOTE: Martin Luther King Jr.

“This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquillizing drug of gradualism. Now is the time to make real the promises of democracy. NOW IS THE TIME!” – Martin Luther King Jr.

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QUOTE: Martin Luther King

“Now let us begin. Now let us rededicate ourselves in the long and bitter, but beautiful struggle for a new world. If we will but make the right choice, we will be able to speed up the day, all over … Continue reading

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