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It Warms My Heart #13: The Actions of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr., showing his medallion received from Mayor Wagner. Image via wikipedia.org

January 15th marks the spot,

the spot that place the dot

of a man nurtured for a cause.

Colour, power – could not pause

the work he came to do.

 

To organise Montgomery bus strike

after Rosa Parks’s arrest.

Result: US Supreme Court said

segregation on buses is illegal.

One step ahead for blacks.

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