Martin Luther King Jr. Pledging Allegiance at the Lincoln Memorial

Are You About That MLK Jr. Life?

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My latest at Medium delves into the questions I have for those who invoke Martin Luther King Jr. in their crusades for personal gratification. Here’s an excerpt:

Even before the Common Core State Standards came into vogue, our entire system, whether public, private, or otherwise, have sought to keep children quelled and believing in an American Dream that was barely accessible. The truth and message of MLK, however, often contradicts these caricatures of him, and we should heed that if we truly believe in his message.

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About Jose Vilson

José Luis Vilson is a math educator, blogger, speaker, and activist. For more of my writing, buy my book This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education, on sale now.

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