The Most Dangerous Negro:
The Most Dangerous Negro: MLK’s Double-Sided Dream
By martytroyer on January 14, 2018 at 4:03 AM
We live in the ripples of the impact of Martin Luther King’s inspiring life. Yet as we celebrate the first MLK day with President Trump in office, we must remember what is often lost from popular history and public memory during our memorializing. We must remember that King’s self-sacrificial life inspired more than the passage of the Civil Rights Acts. His life also inspired the white backlash that led to his crucifixion and has played a formative role in US politics ever since. Most of the words that led to King’s Golgotha we choose to forget but today, more than ever, they deserve our remembrance.
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