One Big Thing: MLK Quotes & Hong Kong Protests
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As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s 91st birthday this week, our “One Big Thing” will reflect upon Dr. King’s words and connect them to the pressing human rights issues around the world. His words ring just as true today as when he spoke them.
"True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice."
Today, we turn our focus to Hong Kong and on the men and women who have called for freedom from tyranny and justice since May 2019. Every day they continue to carry on the struggle to pressure the Hong Kong government to stand up to Beijing and stand with the citizens of Hong Kong.
Currently, Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam is in Davos trying to assuage world leaders of peace on the island. But she has been hard-pressed to convince others that Hong Kong is free of tension and back to business as usual.
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