Maybe this will be disappointing to you because I certainly did not save lives but I did have an inspiring day and I hope your Martin Luther King Day was at least as fruitful. I went to the famous Apollo theater in Harlem where Brian Lehrer and the great Melissa Harris Perry hosted an Uptown Hall Meeting themed MLK’s Voting Rights Legacy; America’s Strata.
( excerpt of recording circa 1964-67)
You know, one of the great problems of life is the fact that most people are not willing to accept themselves. They are busy trying to be somebody else. And many people have been lured into the abyss of emotional fatalism because they just would not accept themselves. Now the principal of self acceptance means accepting your possibilities and your limitations. And so many people fail to do this and they go through life frustrated and bewildered and disillusioned because they have not learned the first principle of personality integration