Monday, January 17, 2011

Jim Rigby Quotes MLK Jr. at Austin in Solidarity with Gaza

Reverend Jim Rigby quotes Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day Jan. 17th 2009.

500 concerned citizens gathered at the Austin capitol building to speak out against the genocide perpetrated by the terrorist state of Israel on the defenseless Palestinians.

"I am convinced that if we are to get on the right side of the world revolution, we as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values. We must rapidly begin the shift from a "thing-oriented" society to a "person-oriented" society. When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and militarism are incapable of being conquered." MLK Jr. from his speech "A Time to Break Silence"

"They asked if our own nation wasn't using massive doses of violence to solve its problems, to bring about the changes it wanted. Their questions hit home, and I knew that I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed in the ghettos without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today - my own government." -MLK Jr. 1 year to the day before his murder!

This is a zgraphix production.
Produced by Jeff Zavala.

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