The Left Doesn’t Believe in Dr. King’s Colorblind Dream

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Jennifer Gratz  writes:  Martin Luther King is an American icon whose legacy has become part of the American ethos – the guiding beliefs that characterize our national identity.

Just as Thomas Jefferson is best known for authoring the Declaration of Independence, King’s contribution to this ethos is inseparable from his “I Have A Dream” speech, which articulated a future to which America continues to aspire. King’s portrait of a nation where individuals are judged on their actions and character without regard to their race remains the ideal for the vast majority of Americans.

Celebrating Martin Luther King Day, we honor his condemnation of racism, we commemorate his stand against government-sponsored discrimination, and we look forward to a day when colorblind society is a reality.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Was Harassed By The IRS, Too

Martin Luther King giving his address at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington,DC, Aug. 28, 1963.

Martin Luther King giving his address at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington,DC, Aug. 28, 1963.

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. DayTallahassee DemocratDr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the IRS:

This past year, much ado was made about the so-called “IRS-Gate” and concerns that the Obama administration may have used the agency to target Tea Party and other right wing groups. … [W]hat often is not stated during the Martin Luther King Holiday weekend is that King, early in his leadership of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), was routinely subjected to IRS audits of his individual accounts, SCLC accounts as well as accounts of his lawyers, first starting during the administration of President Dwight Eisenhower and continuing through the Kennedy administration…

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