Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr‘s historic “I Have A Dream” speech and I’ve been on my own lil personal pilgrimage all year.
Many have been reflecting on Dr, King and his efforts for equality, and the judgement of ones character other than one’s skin tone. But my attention is on the civil rights movement as a whole on this day and the pioneering efforts of Claudette Colvin [more on her later].
The basis for the historical march, and ultimately King’s “I Have a Dream Speech” was about equality for the American negro.
Today’s historic day has me thinking about circumstance… and fate, a notion that struck me like a ton of bricks over the weekend. Continue Reading…