The cancellation of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King

This week, I've been following a Zoom-based seminar in which learned academics are discussing the fallacies and distortions of the 1619 Project created by the New York Times.  This unproven, widely challenged narrative has spread like wildfire into the curriculum of public schools nationwide without so much as a public airing.  It is a startling policy departure from the norms of American history. In one of the sessions, reference was made to Dr. Martin Luther King, perhaps the best known and most revered leader in America's reformation in civil rights.  I realized that while I've always been moved by the brief video clips from his "I Have A Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in 1963, I had never actually read the entire speech. So I looked it up and read it all, and I shall do it over and over in the next few days.  I was stunned by the majesty of King's words — the human dignity; the eloquence; and the...(Read Full Post)
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