Martin Luther King Jr.
A Poem by Coyote Poetry
A great man day is on 16 January. Please think of him this day. A man who wanted equality and peace. We need men like him today.
We shall over come.
I’m an old man now. I remember my Grandfather took me to a big gathering in Detroit. So many people were around me. I was a small child holding my grandfather’s hand. He was a Mexican American and he told me. Martin Luther King Jr. is here. Remember John. Freedom cost a lot. I remember hearing a voice of thunder. He made the people cheer with joy and hope. I remember my father and grandfather cries when he was murdered. I cries with them.
To maintain equality. A never-ending battle. All of us must demand equal rights for all.
Racism is a sickness. Racism spread quickly and can cause…
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