Sunday, January 18, 2009

Remembering Martin Luther King

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.

~Martin Luther King, Jr.

John Legend performs PRIDE (In The Name of Love)
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In remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr., we at HHR wanted to encourage everyone to do something productive and positive. We hope that eveyone who reads this blog will partcipate in the "2009 King Day of Service" events happening around the nation.

More than 12,100 service projects are taking place across the country, more than double last year. Americans will make it “a day on, not a day off” by delivering meals, refurbishing schools, reading to children, signing up mentors, and much, much more.

As of 2:00 pm today, the Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) reported that more 12,100 service projects have been registered on the website. This number is more than double the record set last year when 500,000 Americans served through 5,000 projects on the King Day of Service.

Americans can find volunteer opportunities at or; get ideas for do-it-yourself volunteer projects at; join the MLK Day Facebook Cause, or get real-time photos at Flickr ( and project reports on

Twitter (

"KING" with Tom Brokaw premieres on History™ on Sunday, April 6 at 8pm / 7C. A stirring new look at the life and legacy of the leader who changed our past and our future.

The King Center Donation-

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

John Legend is such a great singer his sonngs will be legend just like his name.