Skip to comments.Why the AJC is reporting the MLK sex allegations
Posted on 05/30/2019 10:08:54 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer David J. Garrow, an authority on Martin Luther King Jr., offered his explosive story on King to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and reportedly to other U.S. publications before it was published in Great Britain.
The AJC turned down Garrows offer.
The piece, which reveals new sexual allegations against the civil rights icon, was published in Standpoint, a United Kingdom-based cultural and political magazine.It was also offered to The Atlantic and The Washington Post, according to Standpoint.The AJC declined to run the piece because it was based on information that would in some cases be impossible to independently verify, said AJC editor Kevin Riley.
He said the AJC chose to report on Garrows article now that it has been published. AJC editors decided that the piece should be covered as a news story in Kings hometown, distilling it for an Atlanta audience, he said.
(Excerpt) Read more at ajc.com ...
And here is the link to the article referred to in the piece.
They will eventually condemn MLK as an “Uncle Tom”
“First they came for the Confederate heroes......”
To distract from the news about the FBI/CIA coup attempt and declassification.
He's been dead for 50 years now...how is this news today?
And the irony is, that when one’s ‘journalistic ethics’ vary- one has no objective ethics at all
MLK was a registered Republican... right?
... to sell books and make money.
He was a Christian.
His message of non-violence, his dignified marches where well dressed men wore sandwich boards simply saying “I am a man”, his allusions to God all enrage the BLM/Antifa crowd.
They want to initiate violence against those who disagree with them.
They want to dress like terrorists in masks and black hoodies.
They are atheist marxists.
Ergo, they want nothing to do with King.
“distilling it for an Atlanta audience”
Dumbing it down?
And a Reverend that actually preached the Word of God. In contrast to some "Reverends" of today that neither pastor nor preach the Word.
The AJC like most American media would go to the ends of the earth to avoid printing any negative information on King Martin, the deity we worship at the alter of political correctness.
A conservative calls him, ‘The Reverend Martin Luther King”
Liberals call him, “Dr. Martin Luther King”
The times they are a-changin’, MLK wasn’t “radical” enough for them.
Web search Chuck Berry posting on prostitutes.
Maybe they think it will boost theFBI credibility among conservatives. It won’t.
Most Great men have flaws like all the rest of us.
Plus who knows what is true and what is slander.
Look at how they treated President Trump.
Are we now expected to have our ‘great men’ of history also to have been ‘good men’ by our ‘modern’ standards?
I have no particular hate, or love, for MLK. What we have learned over the last two years though - is that the FBI, already since J. Edgar Hoover, has been given vast powers of surveillance, investigation and prosecution. They have, beyond a doubt, used and abused these powers for political purposes. Exhibit 1-A: James Comey and Andrew McCabe towards Donald Trump
They use questionable sources, deal in lies, and illegally pursue political opponents.
IN SUM - if "FBI documents" are the basis for accusing MLK, then it should be considered complete bullshit until other sources can be found to confirm.
Neither he nor his wife are here to refute this crap. To wait until now to publicize it is a gratuitous slap in the face to his family.
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