I’m choosing this photo from a series that I took, because it shows the impact of current events on some of our most vital institutions.
As it was said to me when I asked to come inside – “(This is) 154 years of African American History”
On Febraury 7, 1968, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., give a speech titled, “In Search of a Sense of Direction.” here. Here’s the iconic photograph from that day.
President Barack Obama gave a speech here January 18, 2010, here are photos from that day.
For an incredbile photo from the 1968 speech please see the dc1968 project post: www.dc1968project.com/blog/2018/2/7/7-feb-1968-vernard-gray
“All of humanity’s problems,” Blaise Pascal said in 1654, “stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.”