Thoughts on Martin Luther King Day 2022

Photo by Author, from his private collection.

In life, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was too often cast as either a saint or a devil. This tendency has grown since his murder, so that Martin Luther King Day usually devolves into meaningless proclamations honoring the man who is no longer with us, and quotes taken out of context to support ideas directly contrary to what Dr. King espoused. This year of 2022, Dr. King is in danger of being “cancelled” by both the…

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