Martin Luther King Day

Let's recognize our commonalities as we celebrate Dr. King's birthday

Let's recognize our commonalities as we celebrate Dr. King's birthday

We live in a world today where despite advancement of human civilization, education and laws and guidelines securing and promoting universal human rights for all, we still see injustices, discrimination and biases. Unfortunately this trend appears to be rising (“Pitts: We've all seen this movie before,” Jan. 17).

The month of January reminds us of the great work by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the last century to end racial discrimination. It also reminds us of our role as responsible citizens to carry on the message of equality that King upheld in our...

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