Replacing King with a crook

January 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

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I don’t suspect sinister motives in the decision to move the portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. to make room for Gov. Hogg’s portrait, but the symbolism stinks as bad as Sonny’s land deals. Perdue’s mug belongs on a [...]

a new low for king kin

April 17, 2009 // 1 Comment

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A few years back they sold their father’s words and image to a communications company — “I have a dream … that everyone will use Cingular wirless service.” This is worse: The family of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. [...]

mlk’s final speech

April 3, 2008 // 0 Comments

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Commemorating the 40th anniversary of his assassination, Memphis magazine has a timeline of the last “31 hours, 28 minutes” of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, including this passage about his final speech: 10:30 p.m. — King [...]