Martin Luther King Jr., Speech

Written by Martin Lockett

In 2013 Martin published his memoir Palpable Irony: Losing my freedom to find my purpose, and more recently his second book, My Prison Life, a Blogger’s Insights from the Inside". During his incarceration, he has earned a Certificate of Human Services from Louisiana State University, an AA from Indiana University, a BS in Sociology from Colorado State University, and an MS in Psychology from California Coast University. Martin works as an addictions recovery coach, and facilitates impaired driver victim-impact panels. When released, he aspires to counsel at-risk youth who struggle with substance addiction.

January 15, 2018

Please enjoy this speech delivered by our friend and featured writer Martin Lockett about Martin Luther King Jr.

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  1. Montana Johnson

    I love this speech Martin gave on MLK Jr. I especially like how Martin brought the point back to the tactic used by MLK Jr as love and inclusiveness. Really great speech Martin! I had to watch it again as I ran across it in my mail looking for something else. Truly enjoyed it–I hope this site or blogger is able to pass my message about it to you!

    • Melissa Brown

      From Martin: “Thanks, Montana.Indeed Dr.King’s entire message hinged on the moral imperative of loving our neighbors,getting along for our common good,& making the world a better place for us all to inhabit.We all have our place & indiviual obligation in the advancement of our society. I’m glad you enjoyed the speech.”


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