Today we celebrate Dr. King’s Legacy. Here are today’s top tweets in regards to Martin Luther King Jr Day.
Dr. King was 26 when the Montgomery bus boycott began. He started small, rallying others who believed their efforts mattered, pressing on through challenges and doubts to change our world for the better. A permanent inspiration for the rest of us to keep pushing towards justice.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) January 15, 2018
A thread of #MLK speeches and sermons in which he speaks truth to power, shares about his philosophy of nonviolence and expounds on issues of injustice and what our righteous, rigorous response should be. Relevant. Revelatory. Revolutionary. #MLKDay #MLK50Forward
— The King Center (@TheKingCenter) January 14, 2018
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once told us "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." So on this #MLKDay, let us not be afraid to speak out against intolerance, speak out against harassment and speak out against injustice. pic.twitter.com/5lGBaHt3fe
— Sen Dianne Feinstein (@SenFeinstein) January 15, 2018
As you honor my father today, please remember and honor my mother, as well. She was the architect of the King Legacy and founder of @TheKingCenter, which she founded two months after Daddy died. Without #CorettaScottKing, there would be no #MLKDay. #MLK50Forward #MLK pic.twitter.com/qhwSnX9Qmh
— Be A King (@BerniceKing) January 15, 2018
Dr. King has been a central inspiration throughout my life. His work helped make possible my path, from a 16-year-old immigrant girl who came here by herself to serving as the first Indian-American woman in the House of Representatives. pic.twitter.com/KzLFQpCQUk #MLKDay
— Rep. Pramila Jayapal (@RepJayapal) January 15, 2018
“If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” #MLKDay
— musical.ly (@musicallyapp) January 15, 2018
— Neel Nanda (@neelnanda) January 15, 2018
MLK. RFK. The battle of Chicago. Vietnam. Men orbiting the moon. French protests. Soviets on the march. Nixon elected. The year 1968 in push alerts. https://t.co/yyow6rX9DW
— Patrick LaForge (@palafo) January 15, 2018
Apple clears its entire website for Martin Luther King Day https://t.co/xmJtEQO3yA
— The Independent (@Independent) January 15, 2018
Be kind to others. We are all humans trying to make it in this world 👫👫👬, and we are all going through something. Love ❤️ feels better and impacts better than Hate ❌. Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day, everyone! Be thankful! ✨ pic.twitter.com/2xGUX6q9ly
— AAA ✊🏼✊🏽✊🏿 (@wbhs_aaa) January 15, 2018
“Donald Trump is a racist bully and we know how to deal with bullies. We do not back down. We do not shut up. We fight back. And no matter what they throw at us, nevertheless, we persist," @SenWarren told the crowd at an MLK event on Monday. https://t.co/dQsAjDIpIl
— The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) January 15, 2018
On this #MLKDay President Trump failed to tweet an acknowledgement of the day, while playing golf at his golf course.
Every other president over the last 50 years used this day to attend Martin Luther King ceremonies in Washington DC.
And he wants us to believe he's not racist
— Brian Krassenstein🐬 (@krassenstein) January 15, 2018
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) January 15, 2018
Here's how the last 3 presidents spent #MLK day:
George W. Bush: Volunteered at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Barack Obama: Helped paint a mural of MLK while volunteering at a shelter
President Trump: Golfing at Mar-A-Lago resort in Florida pic.twitter.com/4DgPl6WZVW
— AJ+ (@ajplus) January 15, 2018
— The King Center (@TheKingCenter) January 15, 2018
— Jason Kander (@JasonKander) January 15, 2018
Hitler rose to power not only by virtue of his supporters,
But by those willing to turn a blind eye in hopes they could use him to achieve their own selfish ends.
Martin Luther King had a dream.
Donald Trump's Racism isn't it.
— Alexander "Stable Genius" Hamilton (@AHamiltonSpirit) January 15, 2018
We all get to dream because of YOU. And don’t worry #MLK, your dreams came true and will continue to come true. We will get through this and the strength of your legacy will make sure of it!
— Tyra Banks (@tyrabanks) January 15, 2018
To clarify, I think toning down the Twitter rhetoric would be a start for President Trump. Then, heart and policy change. However, we must march on. Our work can’t stop. And we must pursue justice, equity and peace as though he may never change. #MLKDay #MLK #MLK50Forward https://t.co/qC0cZXn5GK
— Be A King (@BerniceKing) January 13, 2018
Just a reminder that Dr. King was steadfastly opposed to war, supported Planned Parenthood, affirmed queer folks in his circles (notably Bayard Rustin), called out white supremacy and white fragility, and refused to yield on his values to placate the masses.#MartinLutherKing
— Charlotte Clymer🏳️🌈 (@cmclymer) January 15, 2018
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