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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King [VIDEO]

King In London
J. Wilds, Getty Images

April 4th 1968, “They took your life but they couldn’t take your pride!” In the name of love, what more in the name of love? Always admired the fact Bono sang sweetly of Dr. King.An Irish kid who was praising a man for standing his ground in the face of hate and ignorance. Dr. King’s message was heard world-wide! For wanting equality for all, he gave his life.  Non-Violence and Peace is what he preached, makes me wonder what Dr. King would think of where we are as a nation today?

Lyrics to ‘Pride’

U2 Lyrics – Pride (In The Name Of Love)
One man come in the name of love
One man come and go
One come he to justify
One man to overthrow

In the name of love
What more in the name of love
In the name of love
What more in the name of love

One man caught on a barbed wire fence
One man he resist
One man washed on an empty beach.
One man betrayed with a kiss

In the name of love
What more in the name of love
In the name of love
What more in the name of love

(nobody like you…)

Early morning, April 4
Shot rings out in the Memphis sky
Free at last, they took your life
They could not take your pride

In the name of love
What more in the name of love
In the name of love
What more in the name of love
In the name of love
What more in the name of love..

Some of footage in this video comes from the Hometown and State:

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