martin luther king jr

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Don’t let anybody make you feel you are nobody

Martin Luther King Jr. speaking at a rally in Cleveland, Ohio on July 28, 1967

Never be ashamed of the body you been blessed with. You can be African in the office, at the club, on the streets, at the farm, at school etc.. Black is beautiful therefore you have no reason to be ashamed of who you are. #Love it!

He supported the civil rights movement and marched with MLK when it wasn’t popular to do so. At the time, people probably thought it would be impossible to have equal rights but decades later we are ashamed about the history of segregation in the US. #Love it!

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Full Frontal With Samantha Bee explains how white people ruined Black History Month

February is the shortest month of the year (Leap Day included), and yet it’s the only one that America dedicates to the celebration of African-American history. Even worse, as Samantha Bee pointed out on Monday’s episode of Full Frontal, are the politicians and pundits who invoke Black History Month to delegitimize modern black protestors. Bee invited one of her writers, Ashley Black, on stage with her to discuss how white people ruined Black History Month. 

“Martin Luther King would not approve of your tactics if he were alive today.”

Buddy, the real Martin Luther King was anti-capitalist, believed the overwhelming majority of white people were racist, sympathized with rioters in spite of disapproving of riots, said that white moderates were an even bigger threat to equality than the Klan, and was widely considered to be the single largest threat to America by the FBI.

Meanwhile, the Martin Luther King you know is an intentionally nonthreatening myth created by the capitalist elite because it made actual radicals like Malcolm X look scarier by comparison.

Martin Luther King being arrested for demanding service at a white-only restaurant in St. Augustine, Florida, 1964

WOW, only 52 years ago.