By Miriam Raftery
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.”
-- Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Editor’s Note: This essay was written several years ago following my trip to Memphis on the anniversary of King's death, but its message remains as timely now as it was then.
MEMPHIS – The shadow of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. looms large in Memphis, where Martin Luther King was assassinated thirty years ago. But his message transcends time and place, as I was poignantly reminded last year during a visit to the place where King drew his final breath.