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I was reading one of my favorite news sources today AlerNet, and was reminded that today is the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
In a great article by Norman Solomon and Jeff Cohen, I was reminded of just how controversial and passionate MLK was. I thought I would pass it along.
The Martin Luther King You Don't See on TV
By Norman Solomon and Jeff Cohen, AlterNet
Posted on April 4, 2007, Printed on April 4, 2007
It's become a TV ritual: Every year on April 4, as Americans commemorate Martin Luther King's death, we get perfunctory network news reports about "the slain civil rights leader."
The remarkable thing about these reviews of King's life is that several years -- his last years -- are totally missing, as if flushed down a memory hole.