Published on: June 2, 2020
In a 1967 speech by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Stanford University, he said, “In the final analysis, a riot is the language of the unheard. And what is it that America has failed to hear?” The “Other America” speech was recently shared on Twitter by the King Center; I urge you to listen to this powerful message. Now, 53 years later, we must ask ourselves this same question.