Theodore Parker Church at Centre and Corey Streets West Roxbury church restores Tiffany stained glass windows - Roslindale, MA
The Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma Alabama photo by @salvarezphoto (Stephen Alvarez) The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr's birthday seems like a good day to show this image. On March 7th 1965, "Bloody Sunday" some 600 civil rights marchers were headed east from Selma to Montgomery. As they crested this rise on the bridge they were attacked by Alabama State Troopers with tear gas and billy clubs. 17 marchers, including John Lewis, were hospitalized and 50 more were treated for lesser…
Theodore Parker (Lexington, Massachusetts, August 24, 1810 – Florence, Italy, May 10, 1860) was an American Transcendentalist and reforming minister of the Unitarian church. A reformer and abolitionist, his words and quotations which he popularized would later inspire speeches by Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Girl Reading. Ernst Anders (1845 - 1911). “The books that help you most are those which make you think the most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.” Theodore Parker (1810 - 1860)
Full text of "Boston slave riot, and trial of Anthony Burns : containing the report of the Faneuil Hall meeting, the murder of Batchelder, Theodore Parker's lesson for the day, speeches of counsel on both sides, corrected by themselves, verbatim report of Judge Loring's decision, and, a detailed account of the embarkation"