If you haven’t already seen episodes of the show Historical Roasts, this episode in which they roast Martin Luther King, Jr., is a great entrypoint. 🙂
I will be exhaustively annotating and updating this post going forward as it seems so important and pregnant with relevance and wisdom for our current situation and likely that for years to come.
Instead of addressing this from the perspective of “crime” I feel like the only way to adequately respond to this situation is for the United States of America to accept responsibility for the ongoing genocide of Native American civilization. By doing so the inherent value of Native Americans will be established, being equal to other human beings, and these problems will naturally receive the attention and resources they deserve.
The holiday began as a strike against excessive workweeks but now bears little resemblance to its worker-centric origins, even as the founders’ gains are slowly lost.
Utah Phillips – Wikiquote
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As I have said so often before, the long memory is the most radical idea in America….”