WATCH: Martin Luther King III on Donald Trump: We Must ‘Work on This Man’s Heart’

Dr. King’s daughter, Reverend Bernice King, similarly slammed the president during her own memorial service. “Our collective voice, in this hour, must always be louder than the voice of one who may speak sometimes, representing these United States.” Reverend King emphasized that the president’s “words do not reflect the legacy of my father, who was a patriot and also a citizen of the world. In light of the current state of affairs, we must understand that our collective voice is more important now than ever before.” Reverend King added that “we cannot allow the nations of the world the embrace the words that come from our president as a reflection of the true spirit of America.”

Reverend King also tweeted her late father a happy birthday:

Further tweets from Reverend King serve as a reminder of her father’s vision:

A grateful Reverend King voiced her appreciation for Dr. King’s remembrance:

Dr. King was assassinated in Memphis Tennessee on April 4, 1968.

 

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