“In Controversey They Stood”: MLK essay

Martin-Luther-King-Jr-9365086-2-402It’s been 85-years since the birth of Martin Luther King Jr.and more than 50-years since his “I have a dream” speech moved a nation.

In the 1960′s his civil rights messages were heard over radios and black and white tv sets.

Today, messages of all sorts are spread with the click of a mouse through social media.

The question of how social media impacts civil rights occurred to CMU Senior Shelbie Moore. She wrote an essay about MLK and social media for a University project.

Today, on this MLK day, she shares her thoughts.

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