50 Years After MLK’s Assassination – A Tale Of Four Cities, Memphis To Beijing

video still of the Reverend Martin Luther King delivering his "I have been to the Mountaintop" oration in Memphis on April 3, 1968

by Richard Cameron Memphis and Martin Luther King’s Assassination On this day, 50 years ago, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was shot to death. He had come to Memphis, Tennessee the day prior, to join in solidarity with Black city sanitation workers. They and King were known as ‘Negroes’ at the time – and that was the more polite term. The men were on strike to protest unequal pay and dangerous work conditions. While whites were paid even if they stayed home during severe weather events, blacks would be…

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The Civil Rights Struggle Of The 50’s And 60’s And Black Gun Ownership

by Richard Cameron Nothing illustrates that black political opinion is not monolithic, better than questions having to do with social issues that have a moral framework or touch on civil liberties. It just so happens, that for a lot of blacks, the question of the 2nd Amendment and the right to own a firearm for self defense and other contingencies, are civil liberties issues. The video you are about to see not only references this, but provides some other historical details that the gun control obsessed progressives are loath to include…

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