When I was in the 5th grade, we had the opportunity to research and write an eight page report on whomever we wished.
I chose The Honorable Reverand Dr MLK JR., delving passionately into the project with great respect for this person I saw as a hero, contacting Coretta King and burning the midnight oil learning about his life/work.
His life committed to social justice impressed and inspired me to my core. His message that resonates in me most: "“We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”
My report was 39 pages; my appreciation and admiration for him continues to grow.
Look into King as leader of environmental equity and ecological thinker.