Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. was a multi-dimensional man all too often remembered solely for his “I Have a Dream” speech delivered at the March on Washington in 1963. Yet, there was another Dr. King that emerged after the Selma to Montgomery march and the subsequent Voting Rights Act of 1965. It was this King that was no longer invited to President Johnson’s White House and it was this King who believed the war in Viet Nam was unjust, evil, and futile. How familiar are you, really, with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?
Ahmad Daniels holds a Master of Education from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte and for decades has facilitated workshops both within and outside of the U.S. that serve to broaden people’s understanding of the African American experience. He played an active role in the 2001 United Nations World Conference on Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, and he has chaired meetings of the Global Afrikan Congress in Amsterdam, London, Berlin, Paris, and Accra. To keep his mind and body sharp, he is an active athlete, having completed over a dozen marathons.