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Martin Luther King Jr. – The Uncomfortable Truths History Books (Mainstream Media) Won’t Touch

 

Here are some quotes from the interview:

“The US government coined Dr. King the most “dangerous Negro leader in the country”, routinely spied on him and even went as far as writing him a letter in 1964 urging him to commit suicide. Having been arrested thirty times, Dr. King routinely threw his body upon the gears of the machine to show that change doesn’t roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but through continuous struggle against institutionalized injustice.”

“In fact, MLK Jr.’s surviving family filed a civil suit in Memphis, TN, in which the jury found elements of the US government complicit in his assassination.”

“You tell the average American or the average World Citizen that the guy who did the ‘I Have A Dream Speech’ was also going to give a sermon called ‘Why America May go to Hell,’ they can’t juxtapose those 2 things and they can’t because all we know is ‘I Have A Dream.’ “

Tavis went on to say: “That was in ’63, Martin lives until ’68, he evolves over the last 5 years of his life and that last year, ’67-’68, is the critical year. And if you don’t know that then you don’t know King”

“His martyrdom has basically muffled the message he was trying to get us to deal with and the (MLK’s) message again about racism, and poverty, and militarism, about justice for all, service to others and a love..a love that liberates people; that message was so subversive then they couldn’t handle it”

“Dr. King said all the time that we have no control over when we die, where we die or how we die. The only thing we have control over is what we die for.” – Tavis Smiley

Sources: http://mediaroots.org/mlk-gandhi-the-uncomfortable-truths-history-books-wont-touch/

 

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