Jared A. Ball
Jared A. Ball is a Black Agenda Report columnist.
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Wednesday, August 24, 2011
The Dr. King Memorial and The Burial of a Movement
Dr. King and the liberation movement he represents will again suffer a brutal blow this week when all are permanently entombed under the violent euphemism of “memorial.” The dedication of this $120 million stone sculpture is to be a national tribute to a man whose entire body of work was designed to destroy the very structure that now claims to honor him. It is no honor. It is a burial.