Happy Birthday: Martin Luther King, Jr., minister/activist/civil rights leader
91 years old
Born Jan. 15, 1929
Music: We Shall Overcome by Pete Seeger
Art: Robert Mars’ I Am a Man
Poetry: Riot by Gwendolyn Brooks
A riot is the language of the unheard.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
John Cabot, out of Wilma, once a Wycliffe,
all whitebluerose below his golden hair,
wrapped richly in right linen and right wool,
almost forgot his Jaguar and Lake Bluff;
Something Extra: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s The Other America speech