April 14, 2017
Video: MLK's "Beyond Vietnam" 50th Anniversary Reading 4-4-17 in Chapel Hill.
A message from Chapter 157's Vicki Ryder:
Thanks to Gordon Strauss for this excellent video that fully captures our event of April 4th. I'm grateful to those of you who participated, and glad that those of you who weren't able to be there now will be able to see our presentation of MLK's "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence." Please feel free to share this video with your circles.
I find it truly heartbreaking that 50 years have gone by and, as it was then, my country remains “the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today.” It felt to me to be a moral imperative to read aloud – and in community – the prescient words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and so, “for the sake of the hundreds of thousands trembling under our violence,” I could not be silent....