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Martin Luther King, the renaissance man

Updated: January 19, 2011, 3:40 PM ET
By Nicolas B. Aziz | Special to ESPN.com

As we mark the 25th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, it is imperative we internalize the magnitude of his legacy. Without him, the past 40-year history of this country, and this world, would be totally distorted.

It could be argued that the issue of civil rights would not have been rectified as quickly as it was if it had not been for King. It could be argued that the issues of human rights and social justices around the world would not be as progressive as they ...

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