I also wonder ….. and Abraham, Robert, John …..
Why this MLK Day feels like no other to me!
Posted by Melanie Nathan, January 21, 2014.
I cannot help but wonder about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jnr. and what he would do about the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda, as well as the Jail the Gays Bill in Nigeria.
I imagine Dr. King in the context of today: a non segregated America, with an African American President, support for equality and a surge of global anti-gay sentiment that is torturing and killing Africans, with very little outcry from U.S. Civil rights organizations as well as affirming Christian and other religious groups, lest we forget the Evangelical groups which have participated in the anti-LGBTI sentiment.
I may be ‘dreaming,’ but in my heart I know MLK would have not only had something poignant to say, but that he would have used his experience and power to make a critical impact. Somehow…
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