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King stresses the importance of bringing back our old beliefs in compassion, honesty and integrity in his speech “Rediscovering Lost Values.” “May it not be that modern man has gotten on the wrong parkway? And if he is to go forward to the city of salvation, he’s got to go back and get on the right parkway.”

Going Back

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer April 24, 2015

“If we are to go forward today, we’ve got to back and rediscover some mighty precious values that we’ve left behind.” “Rediscovering Lost Values”, King’s first recorded sermon, was given...

The assurance that King has that, despite the present darkness, the sun will rise in the morning, is so tangible and comforting that it extends far beyond the Civil Rights movement and into our everyday lives. He concludes his speech with such a power and confidence that we should all strive to live by: “Well I don’t really know what will happen now. We’ve got some difficult days ahead. But it doesn’t really matter with me now, because I’ve been to the mountaintop.”

The Path to the Promised Land

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer February 13, 2015

“But I know somehow, that only when it’s dark enough can you see the stars.” Martin Luther King delivered these famous words on April 3, 1968 in his speech “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop.” He...

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