Northeastern ‘gives life to Dr. King’s dream’

Martin Luther King Jr. famously said that “faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole stair­case.” Per­haps even more pro­foundly, King did just that as a civil rights leader in the 1960s. What fol­lowed, said Tony and Grammy award winner Renée Elise Golds­berry, was gen­er­a­tions of artists who “get to play on a stair­case that Dr. King didn’t even nec­es­sarily see.

He took that first step and was slain there in order for us to have that priv­i­lege,” Golds­berry said.

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