BOOK REVIEW: Revealing the real Martin Luther King Jr
A new biography reminds us of the civil rights icon’s enormous contribution — that he was formidable, heroically human — while not glossing over his flaws
Before the irrepressible activism and leadership of Martin Luther King Jr, the promises within the US Declaration of Independence and its constitution were hollow.
In his 13 years of political and social activism, starting in 1955 with a sermon at a Baptist church in Montgomery, Alabama, until his murder in 1968, King led the charge to demand that the country live up to its ideals. ..
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