"Those who have experienced Paris have advantage over those who have not. We are the ones who have glimpsed a little bit of heaven, down here on earth." - Deirdre Kelly

Sunday, August 16, 2015

the righteous mighty...

14 January 1940-15 August 2015

American social activist, leader of the Civil Rights Movement, politician, professor, writer, 
one of the righteous mighty.

23 March 1963, Atlanta, Georgia

They organized, lobbied, boycotted, walked, marched, sat-in. They fought for the rights(s) of full citizenship; risking life, limb and simple comfort - for us. All of us. And though they were beaten, jailed and killed, they would not be moved. They changed the world. And I am so grateful. There are so few of the righteous mighty left. Now there is one less.


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