What a treasure to find this draft for Mr. Hunter’s thank you letter. It speaks volumes in a few short lines about Martin Luther King Jr. who was definitely “his brother’s keeper.”
Here he stands, hand-in-hand with the crowd in the midst of the March on Washington, 1963. Martin Luther King, Jr. would have turned 89 on his birthday today. He was only 39 when he was assassinated . Yet his words and deeds as “my brother’s keeper” haven’t faded in the past 50 years.
A recently discovered archive of a speech Dr. King gave in London in 1964 can be heard at DemocracyNOW. His words are still deeply inspiring….