Honoring MLK’s Legacy In Six Words

During week nine of the Six-Word Caption Contest, we asked the community to share Six Words about this image to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

After reading hundreds of responses on sixwordmemoirs.com, Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr, we are pleased to announce our Top Six — but first, we begin with an honorable mention:

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(via Twitter)

Top Six:

#6. Peaceful, powerful solutions to right wrongs. —C R Myers

#5. He brought dreams from the mountaintop. —raised by wolves

#4. Freedoms for all, not just some. —E_Joyce

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(via Twitter)

#3. The silence needed to be broken. —Solstice22

#2. When words spoke louder than fear —Bree

…and the Six Words taking home a personalized keytag courtesy of our friends at Various Projects:

#1. Chipped away at hatred with hope. —judah

Thank you to all who participated in this special event. We’ll be sharing these as well as other submissions throughout MLK day (Monday, January 20, 2014) on Twitter. Be sure to follow @sixwords to share and retweet your personal favorites!

5 Comments » for Honoring MLK’s Legacy In Six Words
  1. kaytlyn says:

    My six word essay was Have leadership Stand strong Be free.

  2. Judah says:

    Thank You Thank You!! So honored!

  3. Izzie says:

    My children stand, hand in hand.

  4. Brianna Belisle says:

    Black and white are just colors.

  5. JaxEsi says:

    Freedom dreamt, words gifted, legacy created

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