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Premier: Dr. King Was “More Than A Dreamer”

Premier: Dr. King Was “More Than A Dreamer”

Reflecting on and celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on this 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King, Premier David Burt said “As we reflect on the life and legacy of Dr. King, let us view him as more than a dreamer. “Instead, embrace his life’s work and witness in its entirety. Heed his call to upend historic... Read more of this article

Recalling The Legacy Of Dr Martin Luther King

Recalling The Legacy Of Dr Martin Luther King

[Written by OBA Deputy Leader Leah Scott] “Wednesday, April 4, 2018, marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. While Dr King will always be remembered for his “I have a Dream” speech [March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963], he wrote many other speeches that are just as memorable. “The... Read more of this article

Photos: East End Primary Celebrates MLK Day

Photos: East End Primary Celebrates MLK Day

East End Primary School held a special assembly celebrating Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr, joining with their American counterparts in recognizing Dr. King’s legacy. The school’s celebration also saw students volunteer their time at places including the Visitor Service Bureau, Bank of Butterfield, Main Bus Stop, St. George’s Pre-School, the... Read more of this article

Photos: Dalton Tucker Students Mark MLK Day

Photos: Dalton Tucker Students Mark MLK Day

Americans are celebrating the Martin Luther King holiday today, and students at Dalton E. Tucker also commemorated Rev Dr Martin Luther King, and they were joined by Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, Minister of Education & Workforce Development Diallo Rabain, Minister of Economic Development & Tourism Jamahl Simmons and Pastor Leroy... Read more of this article

PC: ‘Social And Economic Empowerment For All’

PC: ‘Social And Economic Empowerment For All’

“Almost fifty years after his death, the words, sermons and actions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. continue to inspire movements like the People’s Campaign in Bermuda,” the People’s Campaign said today, adding that they will “continuously fight for social and economic empowerment for all in Bermuda.”The People’s... Read more of this article

Observance Of Dr Martin Luther King’s Birthday

Observance Of Dr Martin Luther King’s Birthday

[Written by Glenn Fubler] Imagine Bermuda hosted a Gathering in observance of the Birthday of Martin Luther King. We had invited a limited number of a diverse group of residents – a size that allowed for an intimate dialogue on the implications of specific aspects of King’s legacy for today’s Bermuda. Among the 20-odd in attendance, we were graced... Read more of this article

Reflecting On Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday

Reflecting On Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday

[Written by Glenn Fubler] It is symbolic that Martin Luther King Jr was born on this date, a time when the human family is reflecting on ‘renewal’. His name was changed from ‘Michael’, at age eleven, following his father’s travels to the German home of Martin Luther, the leader of the Reformation, in the 16th Century. Through a set of circumstances... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley: Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy

Premier Dunkley: Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy

As the United States pauses to celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King Day holiday today [Jan 19], Premier Michael Dunkley reflected on Dr. King’s life example, saying: “Dr. King’s legacy expands far beyond the geographic boundaries of his native United States of America. His influence in life and almost 47 years after his death is remarkable. “Although... Read more of this article

Photos: Students Celebrate Martin Luther King

Photos: Students Celebrate Martin Luther King

[Updated with video] Governor George Fergusson and Junior Education Minister Leah Scott joined former principal Dalton E. Tucker and the students of Dalton E. Tucker Primary in their annual reenactment of the March on Washington in order to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today [Jan 15]. Both the Governor and Ms. Scott walked with... Read more of this article

We Can All Learn From The Example Of MLK

We Can All Learn From The Example Of MLK

[Written by Glenn Fubler] Born, Michael King Jr on January 15, 1929, MLK’s life was a journey of transformation. His father had declared independence as a teen; turning around a challenged background through perseverance and some luck. Daddy King changed their names to ‘Martin Luther’ – after the leader of the Reformation, which transformed... Read more of this article

Full Text & Video: Dr King’s “I Have A Dream”

Full Text & Video: Dr King’s “I Have A Dream”

Today [Aug 28] it has been exactly 50 years since Dr Martin Luther King Jr. led approximately 250,000 people in the March on Washington, an event often remembered for Dr King’s iconic “I Have A Dream” speech. The 17-minute speech – watched by millions on live TV – is credited with helping spur passage of the landmark Civil Rights... Read more of this article

50th Anniversary Of Dr King’s “I Have A Dream”

50th Anniversary Of Dr King’s “I Have A Dream”

[Written by U.S. Consul General to Bermuda Bob Settje] Today [Aug 28] marks one of the most important anniversaries in the history of the United States. Fifty years ago, on August 28, 1963, a quarter of a million people marched to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, in support of civil rights for African Americans. It was there that Dr. Martin Luther... Read more of this article

“The March” Film Screening To Mark 50th Year

“The March” Film Screening To Mark 50th Year

The U.S. Consulate and the Bermuda National Library invite the public to a special showing of “The March” at the adult library on Queen Street on Wednesday, August 28, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. The 32-minute film marks the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, which featured Dr Martin Luther King’s delivering his historic “I Have... Read more of this article