50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s “Beyond Vietnam” Speech

On April 4, 1967, exactly one year before his death, Dr. King delivered a powerful and controversial speech at Riverside Church in New York, where he denounced the Vietnam War. This action angered President Johnson, who had been an ally, and alienated many of King’s supporters who wanted him to “stick to Civil Rights.” Sadly, the issues addressed in this speech, are just as relevant, if not more relevant to

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