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Remembering Dr. King

Chicken George Wrote: Apr 04, 2013 11:58 PM
So was abolition what you point?

Two score and five years ago today Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. It was, without question, one of the darkest moments in American history -- an earth shattering event that provoked riots and outrage in over 100 American cities. That a brave, non-violent spokesman for peace and equality could be gunned down in such a horrific manner will forever be seared into the nation’s collective memory. But so, too, will his “enduring legacy,” a point RNC Chairman Reince Priebus movingly captured in his column today:

Today his monument stands on the National Mall...