The Legacy of MLK – voting rights
We’ve just passed another birthday-anniversary of MLK’s and had all the usual quotes from politicians and media. Mostly about the ‘I have a Dream’ speech.
One of MLK’s life passions was voting rights. And in 1965, the act that held US to account was passed.
It’d be great if that’s where the story ended. But there have been many manipulations of people’s rights since.
To the point where John R. Lewis felt an update was needed. And proposed the changes. He died waiting for that new act.
And the USA is still waiting, It’s passed thru the house, but is stuck in the Senate..
And yet they mouth his words and carry on working to destroy his dream. Are they hoping the act changes will time out?