Via Youtube: “Dr. West gives a passionate speech about government love of power and the fact of government oppression. MLK could have been jailed without due process under the NDAA or killed without due process under the present administration.”
Dr. West hits the nail on the head in many respects. But the question remains: Why is no one discussing the fact the U.S. Government was indicted in MLK’s murder over 13 years ago?
Phi Beta Iota: Below the embedded YouTube we provide some additional links. We as a collective hold Dr. Cornell West in high regard. This six minute articulation is passionate, informed, and a call to Jesus for the American public.
Douglass, James W. (2010). JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters. Touchstone.
Pepper, William F. (2008). An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King. Verso.
West, Cornel (2005). Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism. Penguin Books.