10 Pages Posted: 24 Jan 2015 Last revised: 1 Aug 2017
Date Written: January 22, 2015
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. sought to inspire humanity toward a love ethic. To commemorate his legacy, this speech, to later be published, speaks to what it means to love the least of these. It underscores the need for a foundation for love that more than exists and is transformative -- a love based on love of the minority (especially self love), a love of the majority through understanding, a love of country through honest critique, and drawing from a source of love (a higher power). In the end, love must not waver or be clouded by fear. Only then can it be triumphant.
Keywords: Martin Luther King, Love, Social Justice
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