It is an opportune time to put the spotlight on white supremacy in relation to King’s legacy now, as Donald Trump and his Republican Party pursue an extreme right-wing agenda that is emboldening open racism and bigotry.
“The Negro’s great stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen’s Counciler or the Ku Klux Klanner, but the white moderate, who is more devoted to ‘order’ than to justice.”
(ANALYSIS) --- While most public remembrances of Martin Luther King Jr. highlight his 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech. Few, other than historians and modern day civil rights activists, remember the phenomenal leader’s critical statements condemning war, capitalism, and the complicity of white moderates with racist structures. On