Dr. Martin Luther King: Rejecting or Accepting the Legacy?

Originally posted at TPMCafé’s “America Abroad” on January 15, 2007

On this day celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, let’s honor his memory by taking time to remember why so many people didn’t like him. Now that Dr. King is dead and gone, leaders of all stripes purr their respect. But back in the day many of these same people didn’t like what he said nor what he did, nor what he stood for.