USA Today: “Whites Killed MLK… Now We Honor Him”
What a racist, insulting, bigoted statement by USA Today. They should be really ashamed! Authors like this one is why racism is still alive today. Why do they want to kick the hornet’s nest?
Yes, indeedy, that was a real headline and a real article:
Now, of course, one white man killed Martin Luther King.
Not white people in general.
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But to the USA writer, apparently all white people are somehow guilty simply because they’re white people.
That’s right. If you’re white and thinking, “But wait, James Earl Ray killed Martin Luther King!” — you’re wrong. YOU did.
The premise of the article is much the same as many others that have come before it: whites bear the sins of their ethnic ancestors based purely on the tint of their skin, and regardless of whether their personal ancestors actually owned slaves (in all my research, I have yet to come across a family member of my own who did).
Further, the blacks of today still carry the whip-scars of their ancestors (again, regardless of whether their own relatives were actually slaves themselves). More