Monday, January 17, 2005

M is for Mettle, L is for Love, K is for Kinetic

WPFW in Washington, D.C. is broadcasting King's speeches throughout the day. You can listen on line at

Take a listen, and then think about the last time a sound moved you.

Stanford has archived King's speeches online.

We have not seen since an American with such colossal charisma and unflappable moral mettle, and no one since has changed society so profoundly and quickly. I don't know if this is because no one has had what it takes, or because our society is in such a state that even the mightiest can't reach us.

"I criticize America because I love her and I want to see her stand as the moral example of the world."

Shed a tear today, brothers and sisters. Then figure out what you're going to do.

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