Free The Prisoner


One of our icons has pride of place during Black History Month; that of Dr Martin Luther King. He is depicted holding a placard with a prisoner number on it, a visual reference to his stay in the Birmingham jail.

The anthem sung by the choir last week was carefully chosen; the line “free the prisoner” was repeated, along with lines calling for peace, justice, and equality.

We are all prisoners, in a way. We must strive to free each other and ourselves from the chains that bind us.

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