I'm joining Erika, my internet friend and host this month at Art Journal Journey where her theme is "Every journal page tells a story."
Today I am honoring Martin Luther King Jr. For those who don't know about him, he was a Baptist minister who led the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the mid-1950s.
According to Biography.com:
Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. King, a Baptist minister and civil-rights activist, had a seismic impact on race relations in the United States, beginning in the mid-1950s. Among his many efforts, King headed the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Through his activism and inspirational speeches he played a pivotal role in ending the legal segregation of African-American citizens in the United States, as well as the creation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. King received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, among several other honors. He was assassinated in April 1968.His famous "I have a dream" speech is shown above in ransom letter form.
My friend Scott and I were in contact with each other all weekend. He kept telling me the storm was NOT going to be as bad as everyone predicted. Somehow he knew, because, although we had ice (and quite of a bit of it), it soon turned to rain. Here are a few photos I took on my front porch once it was safe to walk on it again.
Thanks for visiting today, and thanks for your concern. I am very grateful to all my internet friends who were thoughtful enough to be concerned for me. You are the BEST!
Now let's head to Art Journal Journey and check out even more journal stories.