MLK Day inspiration


Yesterday was a beautiful sunny day here in Austin, a day free from schoolwork and, for many, a day to relax with family. Yesterday was Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and it's fitting that we were able to enjoy such a lovely day while honoring one of our nation's most revered advocates for change. We've collected a few of our favorite quotes from Dr. King, and we hope you find them inspiring, challenging and, ultimately, full of hope.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'

The time is always right to do what is right.

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.

We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.

How do these statements relate to the life of a modern teen? What messages can we take from these words? How do you feel when you read them and what do they make you think about?