Mahalo to Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. for his guiding light of nonviolence

By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, January 15 2021
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Riverside Church speech was titled “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence.” It was delivered exactly one year before his April 4, 1968 assassination in Memphis. In the speech, King declared, “A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.”