Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Three Evils of Society: Racism, Militarism and Capitalism

Martin Luther King Jr

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Previously published Jan. 17, 2016

“What they truly advocate is Socialism for the rich and Capitalism for the poor.” — Martin Luther King, Jr., Address Delivered at the National Conference on New Politics, August 31, 1967

“We are now experiencing the coming to the surface of a triple prong sickness that has been lurking within our body politic from its very beginning. That is the sickness of racism, excessive materialism and militarism.” — Martin Luther King Jr., Address Delivered at the National Conference on New Politics, August 31, 1967

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change on Jul 6, 2015

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The Radicalization of Martin Luther King + Dr. Martin Luther King: Where Do We Go From Here?

Happy New Year! The Radical MLK by The Anti-Social Socialist

Caleb Maupin: Martin Luther King Was A Socialist!

I Have a Dream, a Blurred Vision by Michael Parenti

Glen Ford: The Black Elite and the Legacy of MLK + Martin Luther King, Jr.: Organized Non-violent Resistance Is The Most Powerful Weapon

Beyond Vietnam – A Time to Break Silence By Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Chris Hedges: The Great Black Depression

An Eye for an Eye Makes the Whole World Blind by Rev. John Dear

Seven Ways Racism Is Built Into the System by David Swanson

Cornel West: The Betrayal By The Black Elite, interviewed by Chris Hedges