Friday, November 18, 2011

Civil Rights and #OWS

I am reading Why We Can't Wait, by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., spurred largely by the familiar tone struck on the budget debacle, and trying to pass laws to create jobs.

I was struck by the similarity of the police clashes, the blood on faces: all they are missing is the 21st Century version of "Bull Conner," biting police dogs and fire hoses.

I embed a resource, and the third chapter of "Why We Can't Wait": Letter From Birmingham Jail:

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