I shared this post last year on Martin Luther King Day. Feeling to share this poem, Standing Tall by Jamie McKenzie, again to celebrate a man who continues to inspire and ignite change in our world today and always!
“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
I felt strongly to share something by or about Martin Luther King, Jr. today in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the March On Washington For Jobs & Freedom and his famous, “I have a Dream” speech. I came across a poem this morning and am thankful to have connected with the author, Jamie McKenzie, who has so graciously allowed me to share it here. Jamie is a poet and director of From Now On, an educational technology journal that supports engaged learning and literacy.
Here are a few words from Jamie about the poem:
“Of all the many poems I have written, Standing Tall has been read by the most people, as many groups have asked to share it with their members on MLK Day. This gives me great satisfaction…
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