I always enjoy listening to the Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech, given on Aug. 23, 1963, when we celebrate his life each year.
I wonder what our world would be like without King’s achievements? This year, I wonder, too, what King would think about our corporate-controlled political world and the burgeoning protests against it. It’s going to be an interesting spring and summer in this nation as protesters hit the streets.
The annual Oklahoma City parade honoring King’s life will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16. It begins at NW 7th Street and Broadway Ave. and then proceeds down Broadway to Sheridan. Here’s a listing of some events. There will be special tributes this year to local civil rights activist Clara Luper, who died last June. I wrote about Luper’s life here.