Martin Luther King Jr.’s Civil Rights Movement is Nothing Like Today’s Activists, Clemson Professor Writes

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5360731135_fc0fb91acf_b_mlk-jrDr. David Woodard made some great points about today’s activist students:

A political science professor at Clemson university drew a stark contrast Monday between recent student protests and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Civil Rights Movement.

In an open letter published by The Tiger, Dr. David Woodard contends that whereas Martin Luther King, Jr.’s message was one of peaceful, positive change, the recently-concluded “Sikes Sit-In” primarily reflected a desire for “revenge.”

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