Will Bunch: MLK's struggle, a Capitol riot, and America's immoral arc of white supremacy that bends back

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. marched mile after mile to pressure America to live up to its too often broken promises of freedom and equality — but he refused to ever take a victory lap. When King spoke on May 10, 1967 — in what proved to be the last year of his life — to an interracial group of Atlanta leaders known as the Hungry Club Forum, he could have bragged about his 1964 Nobel Peace Prize or the landmark laws he’d just successfully fought for, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. But the civil rights icon could only see the massive work that was still u…

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