“Most of you have no idea what Martin Luther King actually did”

The Fifth Column

Something to close out this legislated day of celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This Kos diary entry was first published MON AUG 29, 2011 AT 08:24 AM…

Daily Kos – by HamdenRice 

This will be a very short diary. It will not contain any links or any scholarly references. It is about a very narrow topic, from a very personal, subjective perspective.The topic at hand is what Martin Luther King actually did, what it was that he actually accomplished.What most people who reference Dr. King seem not to know is how Dr. King actually changed the subjective experience of life in the United States for African Americans. And yeah, I said for African Americans, not for Americans, because his main impact was his effect on the lives of African Americans, not on Americans in general. His main impact was not to make white people nicer…

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