Three presidents honor John Lewis. Blog King, Mass Appeal ATLANTA — Social distancing be damned, Rep. John Lewis was laid to rest on Thursday during an emotional 3-hour sepulture at Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once served. Lewis, arguably Dr. King’s most staunch acolyte, passed away on July 17th amid complications from pancreatic cancer. ...Read More »
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Streets named after King are appalling. Blog King, Mass Appeal KANSAS CITY — “I have a dream?” Midwestern cowtown Kansas City was one of the few prodigious American locales lacking a street donning the fabled moniker of Dr. Martin Martin Luther King Jr. But, that’s no longer the case. That’s because officials at City Hall renamed ‘The Paseo’ to mirror the ...Read More »
Biden rips White folks over racism. Blog King, Mass Appeal WASHINGTON — While speaking at a holiday breakfast Monday morning in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., former Vice President Joe Biden put White America on blast — saying it’s time to avow the socioeconomic fact Blacks and Hispanics have it rough when it comes to systematic racism. Rev. ...Read More »
Dr. King’s reverie dead and buried. Blog King, Mass Appeal SELMA — Okay, who are we fooling? Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s “dream” is dead, deceased and extirpated. There’s really no point in sugarcoating the obvious. Dr. King’s sweet reverie in 1963 – which encompasses racial harmony, economic ascension and educational prosperity – has been, by all accounts, ‘deep-sixed’ as we ...Read More »