Today, we honor one of the greatest Civil Rights Leaders in our Country, Dr. Rev, Martin Luther King. A day also known as a Day of Service.
I'll be honest. At first, I felt a little uncomfortable and confused. Instead of using this day (and everyday) to center the history and contributions of Black resilience and brilliance in making America what it is today. Why should I rush to busy myself to ‘rescue/save’ (serve) on this one day so I could feel better about ‘doing’ something. How does this honor Dr. King?
Office for Diversity and Inclusion, "MLK Day - A Day of Service" (2022). General University of Maine Publications. 2293.
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