Open thread—April 4, 1968

Open thread—April 4, 1968

On this day in 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated.

The previous night, he gave a speech which, in hindsight, can only be seen as prophetic.

We have yet to reach the promised land, but we are closer to it than we were on that April night, even though it doesn’t seem so.

For today’s open thread, a full audio of that speech.




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