“The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
As we approach Martin Luther King Day of Service on Monday, January 16th, we are reminded of Dr. King’s many quotes about oppression, cruelty and the need for all of us to stand up and speak out for others when silence may seem like the path of least resistance.
Bullying is one of those opportunities to speak up when we experience it in our lives. And as the blog post below so eloquently shows, bullying in middle school and high school often continues into college and beyond. Check out the full text from a former member of our new partner, Lion’s Heart, here: