MLK’s Unfulfilled Dream
Dr Martin Luther King, Jr preached at evening chapel at Wesleyan University (CT) too few weeks before he was killed. He spoke and prayed briefly with those of us in the chapel choir before the service. Not a tall man, he was none-the-less a giant among us. Then, he preached his dream to a packed house.
He dreamed of a day when all persons could mingle and live together free of the superficial factors of race, ethnicity, economic class, religious denomination, or political affiliation. He dreamed of a day of peaceful cooperation among all peoples.
Unfortunately we remain too much human and too little humane. All of us. On this day let us all remember that we are each part of the problem. Let us all strive to be part of the solution as well. A unified society which must include us all. Let us fulfill the dream.
Jay Ginther, MD