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His Legacy Must Continue

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His legacy continues! Let’s not celebrate a man that had a sturdy footprint in history on just one day, we should celebrate it the rest of the 364 days. His platform and his voice made an impact on the masses within the Black community. Speaking up for injustice, being a leader… a leader that possessed everything that embodied what you would imagine a leader to be.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. assisted the Black community by becoming a voice of the people, the voice of reason and he knew who his audience was. The fact that he not only captured the black community, the rest of the country saw him! We have born leaders…born leaders who continue his legacy and the others before him. People loved and hated him and unfortunately the hate was the downfall to this inspirational leader.

We Celebrate You Always, Dr. King!

As seen on TV today, the audience is a huge variety of races, religions, beliefs, you name it, which leads us up to the theme for Black History Recognition (I love the way that sounds). The Black Migrations… I follow the Association for the African American Life and History (ASALH) themes and for 2019 the Black Migrations emphasizes the movement of people of African descent to new destinations and subsequently to new social realities.

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Marian Wright Edelman is an American activist for children's rights. She has been an advocate for disadvantaged Americans for her entire professional life. She is president emerita and founder of the Children's Defense Fund.

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