I refuse to accept the idea that man is mere flotsam and jetsam in the river of life, unable to influence the unfolding events which surround him.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Assassinated: 4 April 1968, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Memphis
Famous speech: I Have a Dream
Children: Martin Luther King III, Yolanda King, Bernice King, Dexter King
Free at last, Free at last, Thank God almighty we are free at last.