50 Years Later: Why the Murder of Dr. King Still Hurts.

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Hutchinson, Earl Ofari. 50 Years Later: Why the Murder of Dr. King Still Hurts. Los Angeles, CA: Middle Passage Press, 2018, pp.172, ISBN: 1881032019.

This work assesses what would have changed if King had lived? What was the consequence of the changes that occurred in the aftermath of his murder? How did those changes impact and influence the peace movement, the opposition to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, the immigration, gay rights and women's movements, and Black Lives Matter? What effect would his presence on the scene have had on the fight for Black political empowerment, criminal justice system reform, the problems of crime, drugs and violence in the nation's inner cities and the ugly racial backlash of the GOP and Trump? What relationship would he have...

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