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  • MLK tapes: Secret FBI recordings-Martin Luther King of watching/laughing as rape happened-40 affairs

    05/26/2019 6:26:43 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 429 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 26 May 2019 | Jack Newman
    Secret FBI tapes that accuse Martin Luther King Jr of having extramarital affairs with '40 to 45 women' and even claim he 'looked on and laughed' as a pastor friend raped a parishioner, exist an author has claimed. The civil rights hero was also heard allegedly joking he was the founder of the 'International Association for the Advancement of P***y-Eaters'. The shocking files could lead to a 'painful historical reckoning' for the man who is celebrated across the world for his campaign against racial injustice, according to one biographer. The FBI surveillance tapes detailing his indiscretions are being held in...
  • FBI Director Says New Agents Must Visit MLK Memorial

    04/29/2014 4:38:26 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 34 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 29, 2014 - 5:56 AM | Susan Jones
    FBI Director James Comey told the Anti-Defamation League on Monday that he will require new FBI agents to visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, just as they must tour the Holocaust Museum as part of their training. […] Much of Comey’s speech on Monday was devoted to hate crimes, which are different from other crimes, he said, because they affect entire communities, not just the individual. …
  • Post Columnist Says King Monument is Stalin-like (Marxist Luther King Memorial?)

    08/28/2011 5:56:34 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 59 replies
    Accuracy in Media ^ | August 24, 2011 | Cliff Kincaid
    Post Columnist Says King Monument is Stalin-like A Washington Post columnist has criticized the new Martin Luther King, Jr. monument, while his paper is publishing a 24-page special supplement hailing the unveiling of the “Stone of Hope” in the memorial that includes the 30-foot tall statue of the civil rights leader. Black columnist Courtland Milloy writes, “Let’s face it: There really is something peculiar about having an artist from communist China sculpt the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial statue. And, yes, it would have been fantastic had an African American sculptor been chosen instead.” He adds, “The sculpture is based...
  • Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

    08/22/2011 12:49:12 PM PDT · by Artemis Webb · 33 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 08/22/11 | Yahoo! News
    The memorial sits on the National Mall near the Tidal Basin, between memorials honoring Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson. It includes a 30-foot-tall sculpture of King and a 450-foot-long granite wall inscribed with 14 quotations from the civil rights leader. The Chinese sculptor Lei Yixin: The Location on The Mall:
  • Martin Luther King memorial made in China

    08/22/2011 11:25:45 PM PDT · by newzjunkey · 24 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | 2:39PM BST 22 Aug 2011 | Malcolm Moore, Shanghai
    The 30ft-tall statue, which forms the centrepiece of a $120 million (£73 million), four-acre memorial to Dr King, opened to the public on Monday on the National Mall in Washington. It is the only memorial on the Mall that does not honour a president or fallen soldiers. Standing in the shadow of the Washington Monument, the statue shows Dr King emerging from a mountain of Chinese granite with his arms crossed and is called The Stone of Hope. However, there has been controversy over the choice of Lei Yixin, a 57-year-old master sculptor from Changsha in Hunan province, to carry...