Young King inspired by time in Conn., work on farm
Martin Luther King Jr. could hardly believe his eyes when he left the segregated South as a teenage college student to work on a tobacco farm in Connecticut."On our way here we saw some things I had never anticipated to see," he wrote his father in June 1944.
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#2 Jan 17, 2011
... 40 years ago, in this country,
the average CEO made 40 times
what the average worker made...
... now the average CEO makes
about 500 times as much.
IS THAT PROGRESS OR GREED ?
“Yes WE Can! Yes we Will!”
Since: Jul 07
#3 Jan 18, 2011
King was trying to focus on some solution to the radical economic ineqities of our society when he was killed. I can only wonder what might have happened if he lived to lead the Poor Peoples Campaign
“see where the hands are?”
Since: Sep 10
#4 Jan 18, 2011
King was killed for inciting riots, and nothing less.
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