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(4/4) "I was trying to keep him from what I thought would be human heartbreak. I was afraid for him. So I did what millions of other Black mothers do all the time: we make our sons less. But one person can make a difference. And I guess that's why we're here today."
(3/4) "I'll never forget Martin's disappointment when he came home. He was so devastated. So, I said to him, 'Martin, you're not going to change the world. You're just a little Negro boy.'
(2/4) "It was a high school debate and Martin had worked so very hard for it. In fact, he talked so well that day that everybody who heard him knew that he'd won. But Martin was black and the other boy was white, so of course, the other boy won.
(1/4) Alberta Williams King, speaking at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony honoring her son: "I want to tell you a story about myself that I'm ashamed of. It's about Martin's first public speaking venture.
#RIP Dolores O'Riordan, here singing with Pavarotti in a benefit concert for the children of Bosnia that helped establish a music education center in Mostar.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eRSwsomVeE 
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