Fact: The Declaration of Independence declares “that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
Fact: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said this in his “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial on Aug. 28, 1963: “The marvelous new militancy which has engulfed the Negro community must not lead us to a distrust of all white people, for many of our white brothers, as evidenced by their presence here today, have come to realize that their destiny is tied up with our destiny, and they have come to realize that their freedom is inextricably bound to our freedom. We cannot walk alone.”
So how did Professor Carol Swain, born dirt poor and Black in rural Virginia at a time when segregation was still a fact of life in much of the South, achieve so much success in her life? She explains it all poignantly and candidly in the following video from Prager U.
Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!