Reflections: It was MLK Day. Are You Living the Dream?

I couldn’t end this day–the 50th anniversary of the MLK “I Have a Dream” speech without taking a moment to thank Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and all the men and women who sacrificed, bled and died so that I could live the life I’m living right now.

It’s because of these brave individuals that I can (and you can) love and marry the man or woman that you love regardless of their race, color, or creed. Without their bravery, I wouldn’t have what I have, and I’m deeply appreciative.

MLK was the first to teach us to choose character above color, and what a wonderful lesson.

I’d like to think Dr. King would smile to see this–a man proposes to his beloved while they are both at the March on Washington celebration.

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(via Black and Bourgie)

Now that’s priceless.

Are you living YOUR dream? If not, what steps are you taking to make it happen?

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