We Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King

AUSB will be closed Saturday, January 14 through Monday, January 16  in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Day. The campus will be open on Tuesday, January 17.

“We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history there is such a thing as being too late. Procrastination is still the thief of time. Life often leaves us standing bare, naked and dejected with a lost opportunity. The “tide in the affairs of men” does not remain at the flood; it ebbs. We may cry out desperately for time to pause in her passage, but time is deaf to every plea and rushes on. Over the bleached bones and jumbled residue of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words: “Too late.””

From a speech titled “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence” delivered by Dr. King, on April 4, 1967, at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in New York City.