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To borrow a phrase from scripture, it's always the darkest just before dawn.
Martin Luther King advised us that justice may come slowly - but it will come.
“The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice.”
Even though many of his thoughts are now more than 50 years old, they are still very applicable in today's society. I'd recommend reading all of them, but here's a few that are especially good:
"Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals.”
“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”
“When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative. ”
“The soft-minded man always fears change. He feels security in the status quo, and he has an almost morbid fear of the new. For him, the greatest pain is the pain of a new idea.”
The more there are riots, the more repressive action will take place, and the more we face the danger of a right-wing takeover and eventually a fascist society.”
It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that’s pretty important.”
“Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.”
“In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, as ‘right-to-work.’ It provides no ‘rights’ and no ‘works.’ Its purpose is to destroy labor unions and the freedom of collective bargaining… We demand this fraud be stopped.”