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Bailey Jones

"Has anybody here seen my old friend Abraham,

Can you tell me where he's gone?

He freed a lotta people, but it seems the good die young

But I just looked around and he's gone.

Has anybody here seen my old friend John,

Can you tell me where he's gone?

He freed a lotta people, but it seems the good die young

But I just looked around and he's gone.

Has anybody here seen my old friend Martin,

Can you tell me where he's gone?

He freed a lotta people, but it seems the good die young

But I just looked around and he's gone.

Didn't you love the things they stood for?

Didn't they try to find some good for you and me?

And we'll be free,

Someday soon it's gonna be one day.

Has anybody here seen my old friend Bobby,

Can you tell me where he's gone?

I thought I saw him walkin' up over the hill

With Abraham, Martin and John."

Charles Douglas

Dr King was one of the great men of my lifetime. He inspired the disadvantage to seek to be the best at whatever they did! He knew there would be a time when there would be one DOOR to enter a public building, and one school for everybody to set and learn! His messages portrayed what he saw of the future in this country. He made sure he let the disadvantage of this nation know it would take a lot of work to be the best, and to compete with the best! He never sounded like he wanted perpetual handouts, over opportunities, and equal access! He said this, " If it falls to your lot to be a street sweeper, sweep streets like Michelangelo painted pictures, sweep streets like Beethoven composed music ... Sweep streets like Shakespeare wrote poetry. Sweep streets so well that all the host of heaven and earth will have to pause and say: Here lived a great street sweeper who swept his job well.

-------Martin Luther King Jr.

Bailey Jones

It's like listening to the music of angels, Charles.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozwv1Va4RpE

Emile Pope

"He never sounded like he wanted perpetual handouts, over opportunities" And exactly who is saying this? Exactly what's wrong with equal access?

Bailey Jones

In the extended clip of the speech in the video he makes clear exactly what he means - "The breadth of life is the outward concern for the welfare of others... Man has not begun to live until he can rise above the narrow confines of his own individual concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

Emile Pope

"A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true." Martin Luther King, Jr.

Emile Pope

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hgwtd4X_qFM

Emile Pope

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAYITODNvlM

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