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King, Bernice (1963-) [Lord have mercy on us for...]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05508.159 Author/Creator: King, Bernice (1963-) Place Written: s.l. Type: Typed quotation signed Date: 14 February 1992 Pagination: 1 p. 8.8 x 14 cm

Quotation from Dr. Bernice King's speech celebrating the birthday of her father, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. She asks the Lord's forgiveness for celebrating when so many people are without jobs or health care.

Lord Have Mercy on us for
How dare we celebrate when more than 40 million are without health care? How dare we celebrate in the midst of recession, when nobody is sure whether their jobs are secure?
The Rev. Bernice King, daughter of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., at his birthday commemoration.
Bernice A. King
2-14-92

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