A Respected MC’s Thoughts On MLK

A Hip-Hop firebrand speaks his truth on Martin Luther King and what it means to celebrate him and carry on his tradition. As always, enjoy!

In light of what would’ve been Martin Luther King’s 86th birthday, I was delighted to find this poignant, provocative, and articulate Op-Ed from one of Hip-Hop’s most universally respected and outspoken MC’s, Killer Mike. In the Op-Ed, Killer Mike talks of the importance of celebrating King in a way that truly honors the revolutionary he was and to use the holiday off to be proactive in working towards the completion of King’s dream by not reposing on the fact that it is just a day off, but rather see it as a day on to carry on the tradition of service to all humanity as he did.


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