Martin Luther King Jr

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Nathaniel Woods
"Not justice. Not closure. Not peace. Just more pain, more trauma, more death. Shameful."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"Killing this African American man, whose case appears to have been strongly...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
MLK mugshot
"FBI, translated: Of all the people we have wiretapped, blackmailed, and tried...


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."