The largest Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in the state of Indiana lived up to its name Jan. 20 as a record crowd attended the annual event honoring the slain civil rights activist.
“How many perfect moments can you count in your life?” asks educator and scholar Theodore Ransaw. “The civil rights movement was God’s blessing of delivering the right people for the perfect moments in history that changed our world today.”
Ivy Tech Community College Northeast is scheduled to host Interpreting the Dream, a Martin Luther King Jr., tribute, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Jan. 23 in the Student Life Center gymnasium on North Campus (3701 Dean Drive).
Too many King ceremonies indulge too much in the simplistic, feel-good rhetoric and ponder too little why he was so widely criticized in the last years of his life.
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“What do people see in you as we do in Dr. King? Our foundation can create more freedom or taint the building process in all creeds, colors and Country.”