Millennials and the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
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Underlying the president’s State of the Union remarks was a powerful theme: that we are all human beings with many shared values.
“It is doubly ironic that the core of the first State of the Union address from a black president would contain such a profoundly affirmative nod in the direction of good old US economic imperialism…first, the history of slavery and racism is definitely connected to such classic American economic hubris, and, second, he made this particular case so clearly dependent on the rhetoric of Martin Luther King.” More