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Unformatted text preview: characterize King as a controversial individual of his time, and not just a passive aggressive larger than life figure from the past; I still don’t like the idea of speculating what the dead would say. No one knows what Martin Luther King would say to Obama or whether he would still stick to his non-violent and peaceful message. Though it is interesting to make such inquiries and answer them ourselves, we really shouldn’t. Martin Luther King was a pivotal figure in our nations history and his memory should be honored. For that reason, the life and legitimate history of MLK should be celebrated not a white washed paragraph in a book, and not speculation....
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- Fall '11
- Martin Luther King, Jr., Nonviolence, Congressman John Lewis, white washed paragraph