Our society is at a point where the oppressor has become the oppressed. Well, that’s what the oppressor thinks.
Martin Luther King Jr
What happens when all of Black history is crammed into one month? Certain stories are lost.
Until recently, the vast majority of my knowledge about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came from my school teachers. Since first grade, I’ve learned about Dr. King through many lenses: as a great speaker, as a Baptist minister, as a nonviolent civil rights advocate. But with all due respect to my teachers, they left something big out of the picture.