Blogging Bayport Alameda

January 18, 2016

Happy MLK, Jr. Day

Filed under: Alameda — Lauren Do @ 6:08 am

Nothing for today.  Enjoy the day off if you have it.

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3 Comments

  1. Although Mr. King is best known for his 1971 Grammy win, people should know he also had a part in the civil rights movement. What a guy. Always stay learning!!

    Comment by Rodney — January 18, 2016 @ 7:15 am

  2. For those of my neighbors who love Alameda (as we do), and who feel change is unneeded, troublesome, and something to do slowly, I give you the public statement of eight Alabama clergymen which moved Dr. King to one of the most eloquently put writings of our era, his Letter from a Birmingham Jail.

    http://www.thinkingtogether.org/rcream/archive/Old/F2003/Birmingham.pdf

    We read this with our kids around this time every year to help them understand why our potential discomfort doesn’t take precedence over fairness and justice.

    Comment by purp — January 18, 2016 @ 8:24 am

  3. Enjoy you day with Family.

    Comment by Kathleen C. Woulfe — January 18, 2016 @ 12:39 pm


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