Young King inspired by time in Conn.,...

Young King inspired by time in Conn., work on farm

There are 3 comments on the Kansas City Star story from Jan 17, 2011, titled Young King inspired by time in Conn., work on farm. In it, Kansas City Star reports that:

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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Brown

Toronto, Canada

#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 ?

http://www.topix.com/forum/tucson/TRO0ITORIG3...

“Yes WE Can! Yes we Will!”

Since: Jul 07

Baltimore, Md.

#3 Jan 18, 2011
Brown wrote:
... 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 ?
http://www.topix.com/forum/tucson/TRO0ITORIG3...
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

oh_Really_now

“see where the hands are?”

Since: Sep 10

Bigot, Haiti

#4 Jan 18, 2011
King was killed for inciting riots, and nothing less.

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