He wasn't a perfect man but he was a great man, a brave man, a wise man. A man who genuinely cared about people and our place in the world. He fought against injustice and wasn't afraid to speak up when he saw injustice and worse, the inaction of other people. He's been one of my heroes since childhood. His strength, his eloquence, his willingness to stand up and fight for what is right. Equal rights for ALL people, regardless of color.We should all learn from his example. Now, in this time of strife and division, his message is still just as relevant as it was then.
The world is a far better place for having had him in it.