On Martin Luther King Day, it's worth remembering that his vision was one of economic and social equality, not simple tolerance for one another.
Dr. Martin Luther King in a debate with Southern Writer/Editor James J. Kilpatrick on the use of no-violent protest and the Lunchcounter sit-ins, as originally broadcast on The Nation's Future - November 26, 1960.
Martin Luther King is interviewed on Meet The Press from April 17, 1960 where he explains Non-Violent Protest and the Civil Rights Movement.
For some strange reason, after having attacked and demonized Martin Luther King for the entirety of his Civil Rights career when he was alive, right-winger now seem to want to claim him as one of their own -- a small-government conservative
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King press conference outside Santa Rita Prison where numerous anti-war protesters were being held in the wake of recent demonstrations. December 14, 1967.
On this day, August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his pivotal "I Have A Dream" speech to over 200,000 civil rights marchers assembled at the Mall in Washington.
(and if you woke up in Newark this morning in 1967 it would look like this) [media id=17668] In true Dickensian fashion, it was the best of times