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  • SCOTUS Misses a Chance To Protect Peaceful Protesters

    04/17/2024 12:21:52 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    Reas ^ | 4.17.2024 | Jacob Sullum
    Under a legal theory endorsed by the 5th Circuit, Martin Luther King Jr. could have been liable for other people’s violence.In his last protest march, Martin Luther King Jr. led a parade of demonstrators down Beale Street in Memphis, lending his support to striking sanitation workers. After a few young black men started breaking storefront windows, the indiscriminate police response killed one suspected looter and injured dozens of protesters. Under a legal theory blessed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, King could have been held liable for the unanticipated harm that ensued from that March 1968...
  • Black-Jewish Relations: Martin Luther King & Israel

    04/09/2024 9:15:00 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 4 replies
    Speaking at the annual convention of the Rabbinical Assembly in 1968, Dr. King said: The response of some of the so-called young militants does not represent the position of the vast majority of Negroes. There are some who are color-consumed, and they see a kind of mystique in blackness or in being colored, and anything non-colored is condemned. We do not follow that course ... Peace for Israel means security, and we must stand with all of our might to protect its right to exist, its territorial integrity. I see Israel, and never mind saying it, as one of the...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Monday 1/15/2024 Newsdump Holiday Iranian Strikes in Iraq, Syria, Missile Strikes US Owned Ship Off South Coast Of Yemen, "Grroming Gang" Report Draws Tommy Robinson Reaction, Israeli Soccer Player Arrested By Turks...

    01/15/2024 6:56:23 PM PST · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/15/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    The Republican Caucus in Iowa tonight President Donald Trump... A Ukrainian drone attack in Russia Voronezh Region late tonight... The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps says it struck a "spy headquarters" and "gathering of Anti-Iran terrorist groups" in the Kurdish regions of northern Iran and northeastern Syria tonight... US politics the role of the Kennedy Administration...in the FBI spying on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. discussed by Independent Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr... Aircraft-defense giant Boeing speaking of more quality checks for its 737MAX... Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tankers operating from Qatar and sailing to Europe are unable to use...
  • Atlanta woman arrested after attempted arson of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth home

    12/08/2023 9:37:11 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/08/2023 | Landon Mion
    A woman was arrested on Thursday after dousing Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth home in Atlanta, Georgia, with gasoline during an attempt to set the home on fire. The 26-year-old woman, whose name has not been released, is charged with criminal attempt to commit arson and criminal attempt to damage government property. She could also face federal charges in connection with the incident. Atlanta police officers responded to Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth home shortly after 5:45 p.m. on Thursday following reports of vandalism. Atlanta Police Chief Darin Schierbaum told reporters that two tourists from Utah told officers they observed...
  • The betrayal of Martin Luther King; Those who claim to be his heirs are reviving racial thinking.

    08/29/2023 1:42:10 PM PDT · by Reno89519 · 30 replies
    Spiked ^ | August 28, 2023 | Tom Slater
    ‘I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character.’ Sixty years ago today, Martin Luther King stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC and delivered those immortal words, the soaring peroration of his ‘I Have a Dream’ speech, to hundreds of thousands of people gathered in the sweltering heat at the March on Washington. Uttered at the high point of the civil-rights movement, King’s words gave a profound moral clarity...
  • Last time corrupt southern politicians took a mug shot of their political opponent.

    08/25/2023 5:56:50 PM PDT · by grundle · 18 replies
    Twitter ^ | August 24, 2023 | Robert Barnes
    Last time corrupt southern politicians took a mug shot of their political opponent.
  • Stone Says Trump Told Him the JFK Files Were “Horrible”

    07/05/2023 5:43:17 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 146 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | By M Dowling - July 4, 2023
    Roger Stone was on Jack Posobiec’s show with stories about the JFK assassination. He discussed his theory that Lee Harvey Oswald did not shoot Kennedy and that the Mafia was involved. One thing that did strike a chord is when he said that then-President Trump saw the classified files and told him, “I can’t tell you it’s so horrible. You wouldn’t believe it.” Jack Posobiec interviewed Roger Stone about the JFK assassination. Roger Stone wrote an entire book about the investigation. JACK POSOBIEC: Joe Biden “has extended the classification of files regarding the JFK assassination, but what many people may...
  • The King Assassination Riots - A Lesson For All Times

    04/05/2023 7:16:11 AM PDT · by Ozguy1945 · 13 replies
    https://freedom-demokrasi-and-civilised-humanity.com/ ^ | 5th April, 2023, American time | Ozguy1945
    The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr, on the 4th April 1968, lead to many very violent criminal reactions on April 5th and the following few days. In the King assassination riots, there were 43 deaths, over 3,000 injuries and over 20,000 people arrested. President Lindon Johnson said of that extreme reaction: “What did you expect? ....... When you put your foot on a man’s neck and hold him down for three hundred years, and then you let him up, what’s he going to do? He’s going to knock your block off.” King had said “……. in spite of temporary...
  • 55 Years Ago Tonight: Martin Luther King's Last Speech: "I've Been To The Mountaintop"

    04/03/2023 6:15:23 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 35 replies
    You Tube ^ | 4/3/2023 | Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    "all we say to America is be true to what you are saying on paper...if I lived in China or even Russia or any totalitarian country maybe I could understand some of these illegal injunctions maybe I could understand the denial of certain basic First Amendment privileges because they have committed themselves to that over there. But somewhere I read of the Freedom of Assembly, somewhere I read of the Freedom of Speech, somewhere I read of the Freedom of Press, somewhere I read that the greatness of America is the right to protest for rights. And just as I...
  • Nextrush Unplugged Weekend: "It Is Balloon" It Is Shot Down, Will Your Local Walmart Close Because Of Shoplifting?, F. Woodrow Wilson, Closer To G-d The Music Of Tom Jones

    02/05/2023 12:28:18 AM PST · by Nextrush · 15 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/4/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    Welcome To Your Weekend... Was Kamala Harris a "Martin Luther King" speaking at that sacred spot in Memphis... Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wanted peace in Vietnam while Harris and Biden pursue war in Ukraine... Dr. King was speaking about the United States resembling China or Russia when he made that famous speech... The government and the media in this country have censored the last two election cycles in this country (2020 and 2022). How do you censor the next election in 2024? Do you get into a war with China and or Russia to justify messing with the internet...
  • Why Ed Sullivan Matters to Black History

    02/02/2023 12:19:51 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    Udiscovermusic ^ | Kevin Powell | February 1, 2023
    Because he was such an icon, he was able to have Black artists on TV when they were often not welcomed nor wanted elsewhere.I cannot recall when I first heard the name Ed Sullivan, but it certainly had to have been when I was a ghetto youth coming of age in the 1970s and 1980s. I initially connected his name with music superstars Elvis Presley and The Beatles, and their now legendary appearances on his variety show. I was intrigued by how he introduced musical guests, his mightily distinctive diction, his genuinely low-key demeanor. But I had no clue, truly,...
  • Martin Luther King Jr ‘watched and laughed’ as woman was raped, secret FBI recordings allege

    01/16/2023 5:29:59 PM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 113 replies
    Martin Luther King Jr ‘watched and laughed’ as woman was raped, secret FBI recordings allege
  • "Woke" MLK "penis" statue insults black community: Coretta Scott King kin

    01/15/2023 11:34:34 PM PST · by zeestephen · 113 replies
    New York Post (via MSN.com) ^ | 15 January 2023 | Jesse O’Neill
    Even some kin of Coretta Scott King hate the new $10 million sculpture just dedicated to her and her iconic civil-rights-leader husband in Boston — with a cousin claiming it "looks like a penis." [Photo in Comment #1]
  • Julia Roberts: Martin Luther King Jr. Paid Hospital Bill For My Birth

    10/29/2022 4:58:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 53 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 29, 2022 | Francesca Bacardi
    Julia Roberts revealed that the late Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, paid the hospital bill for her birth when her parents couldn’t afford it. SNIP “One day Coretta called my mother and asked if her kids could be part of the school because they were having a hard time finding a place that would accept her kids,” Roberts said, referring to segregation in the 1960s. SNIP It previously has been reported that a Ku Klux Klan member blew up a car outside one of Betty and Walter Roberts’ plays in response to King Jr’s daughter...
  • Nextrush Unplugged Weekend: Racism Not On God's Top Ten List, Weeding Out Fetterman, The "Test of Leadership" Question For Ron DeSantis

    08/14/2022 4:28:46 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 8/13/2022 | Nextrush/Self
    I was in the religious subculture, the "Religious Right", the "Mega-Church" and all that stuff like "Promise Keepers" We talked about all kinds of stuff except what I really needed to deal with what I really needed to take action about. With Promise Keepers now decades in the rearview I say this. Racism Is Not On God's Top Ten List... Gavin Seim discussing "Hate" In This Video With Everyone Brought Into The Picture From FBI Thugs To Steve Bannon To Brittney Griner To Alex Jones And Donald Trump... Tim Scott Republican of South Carolina reacted not known as a friend...
  • Biden's Innate Racism [semi-satire]

    01/26/2022 8:02:51 AM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 23 January 2022 | John Semmens
    Fifty Senate Republicans and two Democrats blocked President Biden's bill to federalize all elections in order to mandate changes that will make vote fraud easier—by eliminating photo ID requirements, legalizing ballot harvesting, increasing the quantity of mail-in ballots, and blocking regular purges of deceased, moved, and inactive voters from the rolls. There is no question that the "reforms" the Democrats want will increase the number of ballots that will be counted. The Democrats' animosity to trying to ensure that only legal votes are counted contradicts polls showing that nearly 80% of black voters favor ID verification before accepting a ballot...
  • How’s That Post-Racial America Working Out For You

    01/17/2022 7:02:23 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 1-17-22 | MOTUS
    USA contributor Michael Stern relays his tale from the Michigan COVID triage fray – a battle that is taking place everywhere around the country. He blames anti-vaxxers for his parents’ struggle to get scheduled for the Sotrovimab, a monoclonal antibody treatment, the only monoclonal proven effective against the now-dominant Omicron variant. .I put the bulk of the blame firmly on the anti-vaxxers. They are closely followed by the people who wear their masks as chin straps.But doesn’t explain why - because he can’t. He just wanted to vent his ire at those who dare defy State authority. The irony of...
  • Nextrush Unplugged Weekend: I Feel A Sermon Coming Over Me, Austrian Government January Sixing Coerced Vaccination Protested Across Europe The Unvaccinated Under Attack

    01/16/2022 2:18:59 AM PST · by Nextrush · 8 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/15/2022 | Nextrush/Self
    The World Situation In A Nutshell British Intelligence puts out a news release about a Chinese spy in Parliament. A News Release!!! I guess the real problem is that Russia is about to invade Ukraine you read about it every day at least???? John F. Kennedy drew a red line over Soviet missiles in Cuba in 1962 in territory near the US and Russia is drawing a red line over NATO expansion and offensive capabilities near its territory in 2022... Politics I See The Wagons Circling Is That A Sign Of War! Lindsey Graham, Senator from South Carolina, Boeing etc....
  • Dr. King, the Black Church, and Israel

    01/15/2022 4:25:34 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 15, 2022 | Jonathan Feldstein
    It was one of his two most famous speeches, and it was his last. On April 3, 1968, the night before his assassination, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered an impromptu speech at the Mason Temple in Memphis in the midst of a sanitation workers strike. The event was the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) annual April Call. Known as the “Mountaintop” speech, Dr. King spoke without notes for nearly 45 minutes. His conclusion is probably the best-known part. “But it doesn't matter with me now. Because I've been to the mountaintop. And I don't mind. Like anybody, I...
  • Time to Re-Evaluate the Legacy of Martin Luther King (thought-provoking article from a black author)

    01/12/2022 2:20:43 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 84 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Vince Everett Ellison
    After finding evidence that the "man of God" and "moral conscience of our nation," the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., participated in the rape of a parishioner, engaged in numerous sex orgies, received cash payments from known communists, and admitted that he was a Marxist, King biographer and Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Garrow wrote of King, "There is no question that a profoundly painful reckoning and reconsideration inescapably awaits." *snip* To have been a Christian minister, it is illuminating that King's ideology is anathema to Christianity, manliness, and American freedom. Consider this: after attempting to integrate an all-White hotel...