Monday marked the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,'s national holiday. The longest government shutdown in history was doing a great disservice to the civil rights icon's timeless legacy of fighting for the people.

Decades after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968, we still recall the fateful words of his last public speech the day before. Delivered in Memphis, Tenn. in support of striking sanitation workers there, his address is popularly known as “The Mountaintop Speech” for these famous closing lines: “We’ve got […]