Martin Luther King, Jr.,and Sr. were Republicans. January 15, 2012
Posted By: Marta Fernandez on January 07, 2012 |
It should come as no surprise that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Republican. In that era, almost all black Americans were Republicans. Why? From its founding in 1854 as the anti-slavery party until today, the Republican Party has championed freedom and civil rights for blacks. And as one pundit so succinctly stated, the Democrat Party is as it always has been, the party of the four S's: slavery, secession, segregation and now socialism.
It was the Democrats who fought to keep blacks in slavery and passed the discriminatory Black Codes and Jim Crow laws. The Democrats started the Ku Klux **** to lynch and terrorize blacks. The Democrats fought to prevent the passage of every civil rights law beginning with the civil rights laws of the 1860s, and continuing with the civil rights laws of the 1950s and 1960s.
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Siebra MuhammadIndeed they were Republicans...remember that before 1964, most blacks were Republican, including MLK, Sr.
A Registration Clerk/Specialist at New Orleans Public Schools
Also, In her book “A Covenant With Life: Reclaiming MLK’s Legacy”, Dr. Alveda C. King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., states: “My grandfather, Dr. Martin Luther King, Sr., or ‘Daddy King’, was a Republican and father of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who was a Republican.”
See the video of Dr. Alveda C. King affirming her uncle was a Republican at: www.NBRA.info.
Friday, January 27th 2012 at 12:19PM
Gregory Boulware, Esq.
Operational Accounting Analyst at Rose International Professional Services
Well...Hello Ladies! Nice to see Ya! :-)
“Politicians Be Damned – Statesmen Are Needed!”
Gregory V. Boulware
‘What Defines a Republican, a Democrat, a Politician, or a Statesman?’
What is a ‘Republic’ as opposed to a ‘Democracy?’
How many of us have actually met or spoken to a “Black Republican?” Would you know of one who actually represents you and your community? What about the Asians, Latinos, Native Born Indians, and other non-white groups? How about Black Tea Party Members?
Would you believe it if I told you that Dr. Martin Luther King, Frederick Douglas, or George Washington Carver were staunch Republican Members and Supporters of the party?
Maybe you might think that I’m completely ‘crazy’ or ‘off-my-rocker’ to say such a thing. But, I’m here to tell ya – oh yes, it’s true!
Great Job (as usual) Marta!
Peace and Love,
Tuesday, October 28th 2014 at 7:23PM
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