Monday, January 21, 2008

Highlander of the Day ~ Dr. Martin Luther King

Could it be anyone else today? Don't forget his legacy goes way beyond race. The full measure of his work also involved poverty, peace, class, ... AP via MSNBC reports Tributes to MLK tend to ignore his complexity: Historians say King was far from revered as he pushed activism beyond race. Professor Harvard Sitkoff, one of the academics cited by the AP, has a new work on Dr. King which seems like a solid addition to the scholarship. P/W

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