"Justice" is the first of four movements from Adolphus Hailstork's Songs of Love and Justice with text by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Date: 1992Composer: Adolphus C. HailstorkText: Martin Luther King, Jr.Song Collection: Songs of Love and Justice

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    When evil men plot, Good men must plan.
    When evil men burn and bomb,
    Good men must build and bind.
    When evil men shout ugly words of hatred
    Good men must commit themselves to the glories of love.

    When evil men would seek to perpetuate an unjust status quo,
    Good men must seek to bring into being a real order of justice,
    An order of justice.

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