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Wednesday -- fifty years since Martin Luther King junior's famous I have a dream speech in Washington DC.
The struggle for civil rights the pursuit of king's dream something I've written about cared about my entire life.
It's a story that's got to be told but it must be told correctly.
And some of today's black leaders and commentators are driving me nuts this week by distorting that history.
And that starts with comparisons between the depth of -- bond -- And Emmett Till.
Let me just tell you what.
So easy during his time Trayvon Martin driven -- paralleled in the detail let me just tell in my mind same thing.
Because in the fifties it was Emmett Till.
Now it is tripod -- Let me just tell you so we have this very -- on -- record what happened to Emmett Till August 28 1955.
That this kid visiting money Mississippi from Chicago.
With that they have wolf whistled at 821 year old white woman Carolyn Bryant.
And then he goes back to -- shack where he's staying with a distant uncle great uncle.
A man in Mosul right.
And it's three or four days later that the woman's husband comes in the middle of the night with his.
Stepbrother dragged Emmett Till out of bed they then spend the entire night beating Emmett Till two -- Pope.
To a pulp and then they take him out and shoot him in the head and then they take his.
Bullet ridden beaten body rapidly cotton -- a huge mechanical device front row -- -- -- Now that act how does that the equal of what happened between George -- enclave on I don't know.
People think somehow with their grievance agenda.
Then it's -- you know it just upsets me and -- distorts and and that lessens the credibility of today's civil rights movement.
-- What you know what I it.
I didn't need a civil rights movement -- just a white guy.
Maybe there'll be 11 short white people who smoke but I don't know so it's hard for me to say but I do believe that there is kind of a battle for survival.
In this movement.
And a movement should police itself.
How did -- to get up there if diesel leader on elaborate doodle there's a corruption of exclusion.
Base the success of the left that has infiltrated the movement conservatives have no place there and I think that's a problem they hate conservatives all you want but there -- -- seem to work.
Angry I feel like you know there's been one side of a lot of the story this week there's been a lot of back and forth about who was invited who wasn't invited.
But -- a lot of different issues in in inside a civil rights than it.
Voter ID is one example we are hearing a lot from conservative.
African Americans who support but right.
-- -- -- It makes me.
It it's disgusting makes -- very sad -- distort history that way as well as you said.
-- the credibility of that -- that issue was and it any part of problem is that it will not prevent that from happening in the future you belittle us and they just happen overnight appalachians -- -- on the situation and don't take it for the seriousness that it was right.
Then it could happen again until I -- Only let me ask -- to get about -- here's here's what Marc Morial the Urban League had -- state.
About the Supreme Court.
Somewhere along the way white sheets portrayed it or button down white shirts.
But had dogs and water hoses were traded put teenagers and widespread implementation.
Of stop and risk policies.
New thing is we're traded for handcuffs.
I don't get it again and it sounds to me like he wants to equate 1950.
To today and it's just know what.
Booklet that there's a market for I mean clearly if if the Al sharpton's remark -- -- the reverend Jesse Jackson at times I know people say always you script.
He'll say some provocative things -- Your provocative -- people race in it and people start to listen especially people feel that they've been -- and they they kind of gravitate towards that my problem is there's a perfect opportunity.
For President Obama for some of the black leaders say you know it.
We had struggles in the past but going forward we have to fix the problems the problems of the that the breakup of the of the black family unit the fathers that are leaving the -- the mothers Arab.
Are bearing children said he 2% of our our unwed.
But also -- types of things they need to be addressing not.
It's still bad -- look pro -- -- Martin's proof.
That did I think it's slaves as cheap but I think the race is still issue in American society we're extremely race conscious society but I just worry that there.
Wasting their credibility when they don't tell people the exact truth and don't understand it Emmett Till is the equivalent.
-- -- Well president Obama's not -- point to the real problems because he pledged to fix them black unemployment.
Not enough blacks graduating from four year colleges -- we've made a lot of progress.
But I think that they distract and they dropped the ball so that they can stay in power they keep.
-- keep the country divided for their own power lust and political gain and it's really.
One I gotta tell you it's really unfortunate you -- you mentioned they have the 1963 mindset it's almost is if someone took a remote control just went.
And pause -- 1963.
The speeches sound like where there.
I -- who can make one positive point relatively speaking you're -- -- -- on the planet for 200000 years.
This is a new phenomenon fifty years -- civil rights movement in these -- this country's new.
-- -- there are good admitted that men and in all movements whites have had plenty of charlatans leaders.
-- -- is time for states to that's it well I hope so coming up.
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