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MLK isn't a Holiday - Amanda Magee
If anything it is a call-to action. Pithy quotes and puffed chests, effusive adoration of a man on a single day a year and deafening silence on those days not dedicated to his memory. Harsh? Perhaps, but I’ve been guilty myself, so I lump myself right in there with the rest. Despite people pinning the shit out of quotes about sticking with love, darkness not driving out darkness, the time always being right to do what’s right, I have seen more All Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter proclamations than I have seen public support of black lives. Martin Luther King Jr., also said, “In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” He was…