Why I Have Mixed Feelings about MLK Day by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Why I Have Mixed Feelings about MLK Day by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

pringdesign Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

I have mixed emotions about Martin Luther King Jr. Day. For me, it’s a time of hopeful celebration — but also of cautionary vigilance. I celebrate an extraordinary man of courage and conviction and his remarkable achievements and hope that I can behave in a manner that honors his sacrifices. And while Dr. King still has his delusional detractors, who have a dream of dismissing his impact on history, it’s not them I worry about…

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pringdesignWhy I Have Mixed Feelings about MLK Day by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar