The Forgotten History of Martin Luthor King Jr.

Source: Red Letter Christians

Precursor to Johnson’s War on Poverty

He was a Democratic Socialist

“Call it democracy, or call it democratic socialism, but there must be a better distribution of wealth within this country for all God’s children.”
Speech to the Negro American Labor Council, 1961.

“[W]e are saying that something is wrong … with capitalism…. There must be better distribution of wealth and maybe America must move toward a democratic socialism.”
Speech to his staff, 1966.

MLK Strongly Supported Unions

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