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Tue Jun 30, 2015, 01:58 AM

74. If it weren't for my friends here in this group

and other kind souls around this site, I'd be gone. I'm glad we have each other to laugh and express astonishment at ignorant attitudes. I'm sick of MLK being dragged out to bludgeon people over the head with incorrect interpretations of his life and work. 'According to MLK' and some nonsense that all he cared about was economics.

MLK was primarily about race matters. That's the most basic thing about him. MLK 101. Yes, he also embraced a wise understanding of economic matters as well, from a political economy perspective. King cared most deeply about black lives and ending racism. Many here are familiar with his work beyond a Facebook or twitter quote.

It's tough to bother engaging with them because they don't listen. Every time I turn into Fred Sanford clutching his heart - 'Hear that Elizabeth? Oh this is the big one! I'm coming to join ya honey!'

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