with Caleb Maupin
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Originally published Jan. 17, 2019
January 16, 2022
Caleb Maupin on Jun 2, 2010
Your history textbooks may have you convinced he was a blind patriot and arch conservative. They were wrong. Martin Luther King was a socialist, and the following clips show him talking extensively about the need to redistribute wealth and “economic power,” the right to a job, and the dignity of the working class.