Andy

January 20, 2014

Daily Kos: Most of you have no idea what Martin Luther King actually did

"He ended the terror of living as a black person- especially in the south….[L]iving in the south (and in parts of the midwest and in many ghettos of the north) was living under terrorism. It wasn't that black people had to use a separate drinking fountain or couldn't sit at lunch counters- or had to sit in the back of the bus… It was that white people- mostly white men- occasionally went berserk- and grabbed random black people- usually men- and lynched them."

Daily Kos: Most of you have no idea what Martin Luther King actually did

This will be a very short diary. It will not contain any links or any scholarly references. It is about a very narrow topic- from a very personal- subjective perspective. The topic at hand is …