A dedication to King, and the work ye...

A dedication to King, and the work yet to do

There are 5 comments on the www.mercurynews.com story from Oct 16, 2011, titled A dedication to King, and the work yet to do. In it, www.mercurynews.com reports that:

They came from across the country, some arriving before dawn, carrying folding chairs, cameras and a strong, proud sense of history.

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BandMaster

Since: Sep 11

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#1 Oct 17, 2011
Somebody has to fix that statue. He looks clinically obese. It doesn't even look like him.

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

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#2 Oct 17, 2011
mlk stood for something important...
obama stands for... photo ops.

FTR

“Community Liar-in-Chief”

Since: Oct 08

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#3 Oct 17, 2011
"We should never adjust to 1 percent of the people controlling 40 percent of the wealth," said Bernice King, King's daughter. "I hear my father say,'We must have a radical revolution of values and reordering of priorities of this nation.' "
The audience, which was overwhelmingly black, cheered its approval.

Maybe a radical revolution of values and reordering of priorities of the black community is more in order. They have to stop with the "give me what I'm owed" attitude and the "we're ethnically special so treat us differently" mentality before things can get better. I wonder just how wealthy the King kids have become by exploiting their father's death? They may very well be included in the 1% they are complaining about.
BandMaster

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#4 Oct 17, 2011
That has to be the worst statue I've ever seen. MLK looks like he weighed 300 lbs,
And the face hardley resembles the MLK I remember.
gossamer

Roseville, MI

#5 Oct 17, 2011
FTR wrote:
"We should never adjust to 1 percent of the people controlling 40 percent of the wealth," said Bernice King, King's daughter. "I hear my father say,'We must have a radical revolution of values and reordering of priorities of this nation.' "
The audience, which was overwhelmingly black, cheered its approval.
Maybe a radical revolution of values and reordering of priorities of the black community is more in order. They have to stop with the "give me what I'm owed" attitude and the "we're ethnically special so treat us differently" mentality before things can get better. I wonder just how wealthy the King kids have become by exploiting their father's death? They may very well be included in the 1% they are complaining about.
I'm trying to figure out the work to be done comment.

Keep the past alive so Al and Jesse will have a job.

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