Dynamic Duo Civil Rights Issue #1 Posted by Kenneth Taylor at Wednesday, January 23, 2013 12:00:32 AM EST
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is a civil rights issue unto himself, and he has been a social phenomenon of magnanimous proportions for a critical mass of American Negroes (blacks) his spirit and legacy is woven deep into the fabric of America. After celebrating his national holiday earlier this week on Monday, as the only African American in the history of America to ever have one. We synchronously inaugurated a black president for the second time, a “kairos collision” said pastor Dr. R Vernon in a sermon on 1/ 20/ 2013 at the Word Church Cleveland, Ohio.
“On the third Monday of each January, we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and this year, it’s particularly fitting that his Bible will be one of those used in the second inauguration of Barack Obama”. Moreover, let’s seize the moment to re-analyze the historical significance of the contributions he has made to blacks and society at large.
Born in 1929 to Martin Luther King Jr. to Mr. and Mrs. King, his original name was not Martin his father changed his name. “In 1948, he graduated from Morehouse with a degree in sociology, and enrolled in Crozier Theological Seminary in Chester, Pennsylvania, and graduated with a Bachelor of Divinity degree in 1951. King also received a PhD in systematic theology at Boston University. In Boston he met and married Coretta Scott. Two sons and two daughters were born into the family”. Subsequently he became a civil rights leader winning the Nobel Peace Prize.