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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

CARSON: MLK Would Be Alarmed By Black-On-Black Violence, Lack Of Family Values

It is hard to believe that 50 years have elapsed since the famous “I have a dream speech” of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the Mall in Washington. I was an 11-year-old child in Detroit languishing in the midst of poverty, but very interested in the strides that were being made in the civil rights movement. I was the only black kid in my seventh-grade class and over the previous two years had risen from the bottom of the class to the top. My mother had forced us to read, which had a profound positive effect on both my brother Curtis and myself. I was quite optimistic that things were getting better for black people in America.

If King could be resurrected and see what was going on in America today, I suspect he would be extraordinarily pleased by many of the things he observed and disappointed by others. He, like almost everyone else, would be thrilled to know that there was a two-term black president of the United States of America and a black attorney general, as well as many other high government officials, business executives and university presidents.



Truth said...

MLK....Real first name was Micheal.

Anonymous said...

They are disgraceful! The way they are behaving is not what he died for.

Anonymous said...

MLK would never relate to the current race pimps, dems and liberals of today. he would not approve of the "black caucus" and the NAACP. no; he would not be proud of many in the black community.

the black conservatives get his vision and I believe he would fit right in.

Anonymous said...

MLK would share the views of Bill Cosby. Young Black Americans are lost.

Anonymous said...

"... will be judged not by the color of their skin, but by the CONTENT OF THEIR CHARACTER!!"
Now, How proud would Dr. King be of black America now?
Still fail. We judge the character of a majority of blacks to be inferior.

Anonymous said...

Too many children being raised outside of a family unit. If a child has no example of good conduct, how can he/she be of good character? If more children had decent role models there would be less violence and poverty in the world. Children in these circumstances feel victimized and grow up to be victims instead of productive people. And if they don't feel like victims, they have the media to tell them they are so they begin to act accordingly.

Anonymous said...

Fatherless or not most are reared by their mothers in a violent way. I've witnessed more black women either beating their child's *ss or threatening to beat it. I don't see that too often with other races. All those *ss beatings do is cause them to fear mama and manifest violence to be exhibited towards others in the future.