MLK Day Archives

What Trump Did This MLK Day Proves He’s a Racist, No Matter What He Says

January 15, 2018

President Donald J. Trump teed-off on Sunday night. In the wake of the controversy swirling around his “shithole countries” remark (and the “he said” /”he never said” aftermath), the president sought to reassure Americans on the eve of the Martin…

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12 Tweets from MLK Day in Trump’s America that Will Inspire You — And P*ss You Off!

January 15, 2018

Today is the day America honors the lifetime achievements of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. King’s words, his dream for what America could one day become, still resonate even as the 50th anniversary of his assassination approaches later this…

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Watch Cowardly Trump Turn Tail And Flee Reporters Asking About Racist Remarks at MLK Ceremony

January 12, 2018

One day after making inflammatory comments labeling predominantly black and brown countries like El Salvador, Haiti, and the countries of Africa “s-hole countries”, and suggesting the US should decrease immigration from such nations, and instead increase immigration from predominately white…

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USA’s Worst Governor Tried To School John Lewis About Slavery – But Twitter Taught HIM A Lesson

January 17, 2017

With little to no moral or ethical ground to stand on anymore, Republicans have tried and tried and tried to insist that the Grand Old Party is really the champion of people of color because Lincoln freed the slaves with…

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Trump DISGRACES MLK Weekend By Attacking Legendary Civil Rights Leader

January 14, 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is a widely revered figure in the country whose name has become synonymous with the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. He championed equal rights for every citizen in the country, and as such…

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Miss. Governor Declares ‘Confederate Heritage Month’ On Hate Group’s Website

February 27, 2016

Miss. Governor Publishes “Confederate Heritage Month” Proclamation On Hate Group’s Website Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant recently signed a proclamation — one that is fairly common throughout the South — declaring April to be “Confederate Heritage Month” in Mississippi, a month where…

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An Unjust History Doesn’t Just Go Away

December 8, 2014

America’s History Of Systemic Racism Has Never Disappeared Editor’s Note: In the two years since we first published this article, America has had one of the most contentious election campaigns in living memory. The Barack Obama era is coming to…

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An Unjust History Doesn’t Just Go Away

December 8, 2014

EDITOR’S NOTE: This reflective essay was originally published shortly after we launched this site, and has become a regular post when we celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. In the age of Trump, we feel that honest introspection is…

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