YDS: The Clare Spark Blog

August 27, 2013

The Offing of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ralph Bunche

Filed under: Uncategorized — clarelspark @ 4:22 pm

Lots of tv and internet commentary on MLK Jr. but nothing about his annexation by black supremacists in the mid-1960s. To ignore this now-hidden aspect of the movement for “racial justice” is a crime against history.

YDS: The Clare Spark Blog

During the presidential campaign of 2008, I wrote an essay for History News Network http://hnn.us/articles/48809.html. I am posting the unedited version, which is also slightly updated and retitled. Two recent events have prompted this move: 1. David Plouffe’s memoir of the campaign will be released on November 3, and 2. the Anti-Defamation League has conducted a poll concluding that antisemitism in America has declined. I am wondering about the veracity of Plouffe (could he not have been aware of how black politics have moved away from integrationist to nationalist tactics)? I also doubt that the ADL sampled enough of the black population (a powerful force in both local and national politics when it is unified), nor do I believe that the pollsters were sufficiently skeptical of the tendency to deny bigotry when persons are asked such loaded questions by pollsters. So I am presenting this blog to remind visitors…

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