41 Martin Luther King Jr. Memes You Can Share Any Day Of The Year

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On the third Monday of January, Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday is observed as a federal holiday in the United States. Born on Jan. 15, 1929, King grew up to be one of the most influential voices in the Civil Rights Movement, famously advocating for a nonviolent approach to protesting racial discrimination. As a reverend and as an activist, King was a skilled orator, advising audiences everywhere from the pulpit to the nation's capitol. Frequently quoted, MLK's speeches, sermons, and writings appear in memes shareable on any social media platform, at any time of year.

In his lifetime, he won the Nobel Peace Prize. He was also posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal. Nearly fifty years after his assassination, King's insights on issues of faith and protest continue to offer guidance to generations still fighting for racial equality, not just in the United States, but across the world.

A prolific writer, King's notable quotes are too many to count, and no single-line lifted from his works can fully do him the justice he deserves. That being said, many of his observations or instructions packed a punch - containing multitudes of wisdom in just a single sentence or two. Condensed and shortened, sharing one in his memory can be a great way to offer those who follow you on social media a gentle reminder of why we celebrate his birth, year in and year out.

Moral Responsibility

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Keep Moving Forward

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Things That Matter

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In The Same Boat

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Time Is Always Right

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"My Brother's Keeper"

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We Must All Protest

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Stick With Love

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Love Illuminates

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Measure Of A Man

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Arc Of The Moral Universe

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Time Is Always Right

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Guard Against False Slogans

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Never Stop Dreaming

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People Before Profit Motives

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The Final Word

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Freedom Must Be Demanded

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A New Dimension Of Love

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Intelligence Plus Character

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Cannot Be Silent

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Revolution Of Values

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Commit Yourself To Equal Rights

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Change Through Struggle

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Hate Is a Burden

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Passively Accepting Evil

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To Ignore Evil

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Turning An Enemy Into A Friend

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Nothing More Dangerous

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The White Moderate

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Recapture The Revolutionary Spirit

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Peace Is Precious

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Distribution Of Wealth

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King was an activist and a leader devoted to his cause. People share his words because they resonate so deeply, still, with today's political and social climates. But, if there's one truth that rang through almost every word he publicly spoke, it's that you must not give up the fight for what's fair and just.