"Cowardice asks the question, is it safe? Expediency ask the question, is it politic? Vanity asks the question, is it popular? But, conscience ask the question, is it right? And there comes a time when we must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but one must take it because it is right." — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, I am reminded of his timeless speech, "Why I Oppose the War in Vietnam." King understood that at a certain point, silence becomes betrayal. Nearly 50 years later, too many individuals are still unwilling to break away from the shackles of political expediency, personal allegiances and popular opinion. Only a few brave men and women oppose the status...
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OPINION: Why The Silence on Project EJECT?