Martin Luther King – America’s Cities – Asbury Park

Asbury Park is experiencing a time of change. Some call it a Renaissance, some call renewal, or revitalization.  Whatever the adjectives, we believe that Asbury Park is working on becoming a city that puts people first. A city that is striving to make streets safe, and housing equitable.  A city that wants tomake it possible for children to attain the best education, and possible for residents to maintain homes and businesses.  Asbury Park has had it’s dark times. But with the commitment of the good citizens of the city, and Mayor and City Council exhibiting responsible, good governance we are making great strides. ”

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”

The Crisis in America’s Cities

Martin Luther King Jr. on what sparked the violent urban riots of the “long hot summer” of 1967

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