Annual reminder on the anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death that he did not die of old age as a beloved figure, but was murdered while in Memphis where he was supporting striking sanitation workers.
A poll the year before his death named him most hated man in America.
Commin revisitionist history of his life de-radicalizes his politics and misconstrues nonviolence.
Many people who claim to revere him today would have despised him then, as they despise those carrying out similar work.
Like Christ, MLK Jr. Died an enemy of the state.
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