Letter to the Editor 9-27-13
Subject: Martin Luther King
The great Civil Rights leader and Baptist minister . . . Martin Luther King . . . recently had a statue erected in Washington D.C. with twelve of his quotes on it . . . Nary a one to the Almighty.
Who do you think made that call??
Martin Luther King
"In answer to your question, The "Council of Historians" created to choose the quotations included Dr. Maya Angelou, Lerone Bennett, Dr. Clayborne Carson, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Marianne Williamson and others. According to the official National Park Service brochure for the Memorial, the inscriptions that were chosen "stress four primary messages of Dr. King: justice, democracy, hope and love."