BONUS Care Package for Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020

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

Travel: Civil Rights Memorial, Montgomery, AL

Photo credit: encyclopediaofalabama.org

Art: Robert Mars’ I Am a Man

Photo credit: houseofroulx.com

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;
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Something Extra: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s The Other America speech

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