Recently a CNN media personality wrote a blog titled “What MLK Might Say To Donald Trump? My question and response would be “What MLK Might Say To Black America, especially, the black athlete?”
by Black Men In America.com on January 6, 2018
In 1955, Rosa Parks in Montgomery, Alabama refused to go to the back of bus. She sparked the modern day Civil Rights movement and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., emerged as its leader. My first encounter with racial injustice in America was in 1960, when four black students who were enrolled at North Carolina A&T College in Greensboro, N. C. said, “Enough is enough!” On February 1, 1960, the four freshmen Ezell Blair, Jr. Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil, and David Richmond walked downtown and “sat-in” at the “Whites Only” lunch counter at Woolworth’s Department store. They refused to leave and that act of defiance revolutionized the Civil Rights movement.
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