Tag: civil rights

honoring the man who dared to stand

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. -Martin Luther King, Jr.  

honoring Rosa Parks on the anniversary of her 100th birthday

Today, I am thinking about a woman with quiet fortitude who made up her mind and did away with fear.   Ms. Parks’ nonviolent action included no words, just a commitment to peaceful change.  May we all be touched by her life and the example…