Monthly Archives: May 2012

“I Have a Dream” by Martin Luther King, Jr.

On august 28, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr., gave the following speech to 250.000 people at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Millions more watched on TV. Section of Martin Luther King’s Speech I have a dream that one day … Continue reading

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“the script of JFK inaugural address”

after his inauguration, president John Fitzgerald Kennedy delivered his first presidential speech as follows: Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, … Continue reading

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“Abdurrahman Wahid”

Abdurrahman Wahid, born Abdurrahman Addakhil (7 September 1940 – 30 December 2009), colloquially known as Gus Dur  was an Indonesian Muslim religious and political leader who served as the President of Indonesia from 1999 to 2001. The long-time president of the Nahdlatul … Continue reading

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“Sujudku di fajar Blacksburg”

Hari ini adalah hari ke-2 setelah kedatanganku di bumi paman sam. Masih diselimuti jetlag yang melekat,aku terbangun dari tidurku berulang-ulang. Namun, di bangunku yang terakhir aku putuskan untuk tidak tidur lagi. Ku lihat jam dinding di kamar baruku menunjukkan pukul … Continue reading

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Gusti allah rak ndeso…by cak nun

Suatu kali Emha Ainun Nadjib ditodong pertanyaan beruntun. “Cak Nun,” kata sang penanya, “misalnya pada waktu bersamaan tiba-tiba sampeyan menghadapi tiga pilihan, yang harus dipilih salah satu: pergi ke masjid untuk shalat Jumat, mengantar pacar berenang, atau mengantar tukang becak … Continue reading

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Tealadan yang patut dicontoh

10 hal yang bisa kamu pelajari dari Martin Luther King, Jr. oleh U.S. Embassy – Jakarta, Indonesia pada 17 Januari 2011 jam 10:26 Luangkan sedikit waktumu untuk belajar dari seorang Martin Luther King dan sekilas kehidupannya yang menakjubkan. 1. Kadang-kadang … Continue reading

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