Category Martin Luther King

QOTD: MAINSTREAM MEDIA VS. THE AGE OF INFORMATION

The First Amendment is designed to prevent the institutional, monothematic takeover of the media, and preserve and inspire our right to consider for ourselves what is truth. It is a fundamental tenet of the U.S.A. (and the free world) that “Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.” If we limit our […]

MLK dream, Obama myth

That seems to be the underlying assertion of these black achievement celebrations. That Obama’s administration was a victory for black people. I say no! That’s a myth. Kill it before it grow.

MLK: A Snap Shot in Time

The myth of the “Black Church” as the central player in the huge social transformations of the 1960s begins with the false testimonials that poured from pulpits and Black radio microphones on that Sunday, April 7th, 1968 — and have soiled the historical record ever since. Accommodation with Power — not transformation or liberation — was the watchword of the Black church, then as now. King and his SCLC were a rogue faction of dissident Baptists in a sea of petty capitalist hustlers in clerical collars whose mission was to reconcile Black people to life under apartheid.

Falsifying history: JFK and MLK

Against False Conflation: JFK, MLK, and the Triple Evils Paul Street “The Kennedy brothers approved racist FBI director J. Edgar Hoover’s regular and relentless police state surveillance, smearing and infiltration of the movement, including Dr. King.” Two Murders I do not pretend to know the full stories behind the assassinations or executions of either John […]

King’s Legacy Betrayed — Consortiumnews

The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., who was assassinated 50 years ago today, has been cynically exploited by corporate and political leaders who care more for the needs of their rich donors than black constituents, comments Margaret Kimberly.  […] A Nation Going Backwards …King’s legacy is severely diminished because it has been used by […]

QOTD: The voice of violence

MLK’s Political Evolution through the 1960s by Robert Barsocchini Maybe we just have to admit that the day of violence is here, and maybe we just have to give up and let violence take its course.  The nation won’t listen to our voice – maybe it’ll heed the voice of violence. – Martin Luther King, […]

Martin Luther King and the .01% US illegal rogue state empire

Culturally Responsive Teaching: connecting education to communities of color begins with Truth they are ongoing targets of illegal US .01% rogue state empire by Carl Herman […] Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated by the .01% US rogue state empire. This is the lawful verdict of the King Family civil trial with overwhelming evidence, and […]