“Victories for justice and victories for democracy”

I think this is the thing that must guide us along; this attitude that we will be able to go into the new age and make this new age a truly meaningful new age. We will go into the new age with the proper attitude, we will not go into the new age with the psychology of victors—even when we win decisions in Federal Courts and the Supreme Court. We will not take the myriad victors for the colored people. We will come to see that they are victories for justice and victories for democracy. – MLK, 1958 Commencement Address, Morgan St College

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