Dr. King Day Inspires Cyclists and Everybody Else



“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

A motivational mantra for cyclists and all those struggling for equal rights and justice.

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Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day. For more inspiration:

Democracy Now has a newly discovered speech from Dr. King, from 1964, on civil rights, segregation and apartheid South Africa.


The Brooklyn Museum has art works dedicated to Dr. King and his spirit:

From their site:

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. –Martin Luther King, Jr.

In the Spirit of Martin, #BKMLibrary pays tribute to the living legacy of the fearless Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Today, January 19th the nation celebrates King’s birthday and honors his commitment to nonviolent activism to unite all people and protect their freedoms.
#BKMLibrary’s collection houses some wonderful historical documents and photographs from the Civil Rights Movement. For example, the exhibition Art Festival for NAACP Legal Defense, 1963 featured many notable artists and was organized to raise funds for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund through the sale of art work. The records for this exhibition were given to the library last February as a gift from Cynthia Dantzic.

Find out more by riding over: here.

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