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Lessons of Inclusion from Dr. Martin Luther King

Meredith Polsky

As we celebrate the life of a man deeply committed to the notion of equality for all people, we can naturally think of the ways in which his impact can be felt by those who love, support and advocate for people with disabilities.

Here are some of MLK’s most notable quotes. I challenge you to think deeply about the ways that his legacy can inspire and shape your inclusive practice.

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Injustice MartinLutherKing






“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do keep moving forward.” Dr. Martin Luther King






“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” martin luther king - silent about things that matter






And, of course, Meredith’s favorite: “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”










How will YOU use MLK’s legacy to make a difference?

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