When you’re a child you hear of the civil rights movement, Martin Luther King, and others, but it doesn’t yet resonate with you; sink in. But then there’s this one moment when you filly get it–truly understand.
I don’t know if this is the same with others, but when you’re hit with all these emotions, whether relative by race or not, the tears that you cry is not of grief or sorrow. You cry because of the overwhelming passion, courage, and gumption obtained to PUSH through, is piercing.
It’s hard not to look at yourself and say, “Could I have done or withheld all of that?” I’m sure you’re like me and like, no! But then I ask myself, how can I carry out those same qualities and characteristics now, today.
If you haven’t gone to see the Selma Movie, I urge you to go see it today. Let us remember to stand upon the principles of Martin Luther King Jr., and not stand silent towards the things we believe in.
I learned lots (metaphorically, figuratively, and literally) from the movie itself. One being that, it was just as much the people around him, as it was Martin Luther King Jr. who brought along the unification alive today. His immediate circle was his fuel. One major boost and life line being, Coretta Scott King.
I’m thankful for day’s like these, because I’m much more aware, conscious, grateful, and grounded within humanity.
Happy Martin Luther King Day all! ❤