Monday, September 5, 2011

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

I am sick of hearing about how our founders and their predecessors were nothing but a bunch of old racist white men and how Martin Luther King Jr. was such a great man. They are right on the latter, MLK Jr was a great man, but this great man could have done nothing without the work of the founders. He truly only continued the work of those great men. So it is fitting that his memorial sits on the National Mall with those men.

If he was to see the continuance of his struggle today, he would wonder why. He never asked, nor did he want special privilege, he wanted equal. He would look around today at those sitting around complaining and tell them to get off their behinds and work for what you want. He would scold those race baiters like Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, not to mention those like Minister Louie Farrakhan who didn't like MLK Jr. when he was alive. MLK did not want a separate America. Yet today we have TV programs about black America, we have BET, and we have a congressional black caucus. These are the very things he fought against, but today they are separating from others, not being separated. MLK wanted one America for all people, and so do I and most everyone I know.

I believe there may be some areas that could use some work, but if MLK was alive I believe he would say that we have made it to that mountain top. That there is the equality and racial justice that he fought and died for. What other nation in the world could a minority rise to the highest office in the land.

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