Martin Luther King Jr

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is shoved back by Mississippi patrolmen during the 1966 March Against Fear from Memphis to Jackson
King "saw racial injustice, economic injustice, and war as three of the world's great evils."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders speaking Saturday at a 2020 campaign rally in Montpelier, Vermont.
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This year's Martin Luther King Day comes with the usual dose of cognitive dissonance - the hateful Mike Pence is quoting him?! - along with an added shot of racist punk privilege from a mob of MAGA-hatted white boys of Covington Catholic who swarmed, taunted and jeered a Native American elder because they felt they could. King knew there is nothing new under the divisive sun. "This wasn't boys being boys," said one critic. "This is America being America."