January 17, 2011

A tribute to the ideals of Martin Luther King

By A tribute to the ideals of Martin Luther King

On November 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed legislation recognizing a new national holiday, Martin Luther King Day, which is celebrated on the third Monday in January.

It has been almost two decades since then, and almost five decades since Dr. King invited the people of this nation to seek a higher moral ideal than the petty politics of race.  Unfortunately, there are those who still believe that the government should first look at a person's race in making decisions about education, contracting, and employment.  PLF believes it is long past the time when when a person's race should be considered to be a defining trait.

Today, on Martin Luther King Day, we believe it is fitting not just to remember the man, but to remember what it is he stood for.  PLF created this video to pay tribute to the ideals Dr. King espoused:  that what matters is not the color of one's skin, but the content of one's character.


 

To all of you:  we hope you enjoy Martin Luther King Day!

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