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Today, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. due to the work of his wife, Coretta, who spearheaded a massive educational campaign to establish Dr. King’s birthday as a national holiday.  After her husband’s assassination, Coretta continued to advocate on behalf of racial and economic justice, women’s and children’s rights, gay and lesbian dignity, religious freedom, and environmental justice. She extended her belief in justice to all beings, including animals, having been vegan for the last 10 years of her life, calling veganism a “blessing.

Her second son, Dexter has also been a dedicated animal rights activist for much of his life, believing that a cruelty-free lifestyle was a logical extension of his father’s philosophy of non-violence. “Veganism has given me a higher level of awareness and spirituality, primary because the energy associated with eating has shifted to other areas. If you’re violent to yourself by putting [harmful] things into your body that violate its spirit, it will be difficult not to perpetuate that [violence] onto someone else,” he told the Vegetarian Times in 1995, eight years after becoming vegan.

King’s family has continued the reverend’s legacy of non-violence and justice for all through The King Center, which Coretta established in 1968. There, his legacy of non-violence and justice has inspired generations of young minds to extend their hope for a more compassionate world to all beings, including animals. Visiting the King Center, young guests are encouraged to leave a note of what their dreams are for the world they live in. Here is a look at how Dr. King and his family’s legacy has inspired justice for all beings, including animals:

 

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We can only hope that for the future of all beings on this Earth, Dr. Martin Luther’s King’s teachings of non-violence and justice will continue to impact generations to come so that we may all live in a more peaceful and just world. To leave your own dream for the future, visit The King Center’s website and post your note here.

Lead image source: Biography.com

All other image source: The King Center

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13 comments on “Martin Luther King’s Legacy Inspires Justice For Humans and Animals Alike”

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Melissa Deditch
4 Days ago

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Kirsty Hall
6 Days ago

Sandy Winterbottom and again.. a natural extension


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Sandy Winterbottom
16 Jan 2018

Hand in hand - love for all beings! 💕

Melissa Deditch
6 Days ago

Urgently On Love Spell To Get Your Ex Boyfriend Back Contact [email protected] He Is The Best Of All On Love Spell That Work Fast........
I am in the exact situation Has anything changed? My relationship had zero moral fiber I left several times hoping he would change Here I am again alone and now he stated that he is done trying??? I left him however he told me that I can not just come and go as I please and think that everything is okay He just does not get it!!! He treats me like a chair in our home It is just daunting I hope your situation is better?Help! I\'m confused and getting very frustrated.
My boyfriend and I have been separated for four months now and nothing is happening. He\'s doing nothing.
He was having an emotional affair 3rd time second woman, so he kick me out. We went to relationship counseling twice. he said he needed to go to personal before he would meet us again. In counseling he admitted he loved me but not in love with me.I am beyond devastated. What should I do? And when do you think he will realize he\'s still IN love with me? I need this man to realize I\'m still that girl he met 6 years ago. I\'ve noticed lately in the last couple days he\'s kinda been trying to make me jealous, in a sense of telling me he\'s getting checked out at work, or flexing his muscles in front of me-- I\'m not sure if I should take this as a good sign or not? Every time we have a good day, or I say something about being with him, he always says "we\'ll see". Please help me i began searching for help and answers, then i heard about a man that can Cast a spell to remind him of all the things we have been through together, at first I was scared then i decided to give it a try, and like magic my boyfriend came back, apology and begging for forgiveness, thanks to this man, I’m posting this to help people with similar issues.email him Urgently...
Email him @.... [email protected]
Whatsapp him or better still call...+2348133873774
You can also view on his Blogs site... https://happylovespell2.blogspot.com.ng/


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JOHN PASQUA
6 Days ago

HE IS RIGHT AND GREAT TO WANT PROTECTIONS FOR THE ANIMALS ON EARTH.


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Melvin Herolaga
6 Days ago

Thank you Mr. KING for everything that you done, and for showing the way.


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Seth Tyrssern
7 Days ago

I fail to see why people idolize this guy. In spite of his saintly public face, he was a skirt-chasing Communist. Look it up.


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Eunice Krueger
2 Years Ago

What an incredibly brave man and exceptional human being, inspiration for all . RIP Ken Krueger


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Felicity Burch
2 Years Ago

A great,great man!


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Rudey Khan
2 Years Ago

Bless him. RIP Legend ✌️


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Tapsa Pelttari
2 Years Ago


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