January 16, 2012
And it is a troubling irony that today, piously celebrating his birthday, we should have so little substantive care for the three injustices against which he put the whole fiber of his being, in life and in death: racism, economic inequality and war.
Today is a very good day to re-read his Letter from a Birmingham Jail. I am especially drawn to this line: “We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”