Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life impacted the world by more than just a few honorable quotes, King’s legacy lives on in each member of society who serves to better their community.
The civil rights legend, is honored each year on the third Monday in January with a day of service for his contributions to the civil rights movement in America.
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While we all take a day to honor the late great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s efforts, it’s important to remember that his ‘dream’ has yet to become a reality. It’s also important to remember that each one of us has a voice to speak out about things we feel are unjust.
That being said… take another moment to reflect on Dr. King’s journey through the photos and significant quotes below… Continue Reading…
Meet 51 year-old Bobby Paul Edwards. Edwards posed for the mugshot above after being arrested for assault and battery charges in South Carolina last year.
The arrest sparked a federal investigation that revealed that the man Edwards was accused of assaulting for more than four years, was a Black mentally disabled employee of his restaurant.
Now a federal lawsuit has been filed which alleges that Edwards and his brother forced the man into slavery.
Christopher Smith, a mentally handicapped African American man, was subjected to “severe physical harm” by Bobby Paul Edwards, 51, while working at J&J Cafeteria in Conway. The lawsuit documents 14 cases of action including slavery, assault and battery, false imprisonment, violations of the Fair Labor and Wages Act and numerous forms of discrimination.
Details about this horrific crime below… Continue Reading…