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Dirty Boots: The Sense that Prejudice Can Truly Be Overcome

I would argue that no person has done more to improve life in the modern Deep South than Martin Luther King, Jr. Perhaps someone else could argue for Franklin D. Roosevelt and his Depression-era New Deal, or further back, Abraham Lincoln for ending slavery. But I would argue for King, whose birthday is today. (He would turn 90, if he were still living.) Despite the broad range of intelligent and skilled men and women who comprised the leadership of the Civil Rights movement in the South, it was Martin Luther… Read more Dirty Boots: The Sense that Prejudice Can Truly Be Overcome