Mar. 27, 2021

53 Years Today Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Begins His Last Week Of Life

“Yes, we’ve fought hard and long, and I have never doubted that we would prevail in this struggle. Already our rewards have begun to reveal themselves—desegregation, the Voting Rights Act.​ But what deeply troubles me now is that for all the steps we’ve taken toward integration, I’ve come to believe that we are integrating into a burning house.”
“If that’s what you think, what would you have us do?” asks Harry Belafonte
His answer comes unhesitatingly: Dr. King's says, “We… have to become firemen.”

"Death Of A King"