Martin Luther King Jr Day

  • Kio Briggs
  • Sarra Haji

Martin Luther King Jr. continues to be an iconic leader who represents a pillar of strength and a peaceful approach towards systemic racism. The torn pieces reference heartbreak and struggle, juxtaposed with a warm, almost serene, heartfelt image of MLK. The background is made up of archived newspaper clippings, posters from the civil rights movement and speeches delivered by Martin Luther King. I collaged these together with a line from one of MLK’s famous speeches, quoted as a prominent headline: ‘Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.’ Read More: