This is an unusual blog for me – I hope you find it interesting.
On August 28 1963 Martin Luther King addressed nearly quarter of a million people at a rally in Washington. The message of this great speech and his civil rights work seems clear, though sometimes I wonder about its legacy and whether we have lived up to the dream that he so famously presented. His son, MLK III suggests that his father would be proud of much that has been achieved, but hugely disappointed at other aspects of today’s society.
It is certainly not my intention to review his speech, so brilliantly crafted and delivered, but, I was stimulated by its theme to collate some stories about slavery and human trafficking – not from any distant past but from contemporary news items from the streets of the UK today.
7 June 2013 – Concern has been raised…
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