Apr 04, 2008
DCCC Statement on the 40th Anniversary of the King Assassination
DCCC Chairman Chris Van Hollen released the following statement on the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:
“Today, as our nation observes the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we honor his lifelong commitment to civil rights, equal justice, and economic empowerment.
“Dr. King’s dream was that every American would be
judged on the content of their character and opportunity would exist for
everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, or gender. Thanks to Dr. King’s
“The best way we can honor his memory is by redoubling our efforts to give every American a shot to live the American dream.”