19 January 2009

KingCast says Martin Luther King's spirit still rings though the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

Oh, yah it does. But then again, what do I know about that? Not much.

Some folks don't like progress when people from outside show up, but in the end it's usually All Good.

Especially when we're dealing with shady government that needs to be exposed. As my namesake wrote in his Letter from a Birmingham Jail I analysed for my undergraduate Rhetoric final:
"....Moreover, I am cognizant of the interrelatedness of all communities and states. I cannot sit idly by in Atlanta and not be concerned about what happens in Birmingham. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. Never again can we afford to live with the narrow, provincial "outside agitator" idea. Anyone who lives inside the United States can never be considered an outsider anywhere within its bounds....."

Related posts:
How to heal a wound.
The Dow Murders and letters to Governor Lynch.

And of course it still rings through in Columbus, Ohio where Franklin County Muncipal Judge Bruce Pollitt apparently sent Jerry Doyle to the hole without any Legal justification, likely causing him to lose his lower leg.

A quote from one of the Sanitation Workers who had just met Martin Luther King prior to his assassination on 4 April, 1968:
"If you bend your back people will ride your back. If you stand up straight can't nobody ride you."

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