Martin Luther King, blacks, Vietnam, & Russia

Blacks have come a long way. On 4 April 1968, their civil rights warrior, Martin Luther King, Jr., was cut down by an assassin’s bullet while standing on a hotel balcony in Memphis. The Tet Offensive had only occurred three short months prior. The year before, Muhammad Ali had been convicted for draft evasion, after challenging the establishment to tell him why he should go overseas to fight a yellow man who had never called him nigger.

Today, the so called leaders of the black community occupying seats in Congress are ready to label Russia an enemy, to the point of turning a loss by their new hero, Hillary Clinton, into some attack on America. Yes, blacks, particularly their leadership, have gone from having steel in their balls to a preference for a pusillanimous behavior. Steely leadership would call for playing the GOP off of the lily-white liberals in Congress, not falling so quickly in line with warmongers disguised as progressives …

…. make me wanna holler ….

About Alton Drew

Alton Drew brings a straight forward and insightful brand of political market intelligence. Alton Drew graduated from the Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in economics and political science (1984); a Master of Public Administration (1993); and a Juris Doctor (1999). You can also follow Alton Drew on Twitter @altondrew.
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