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Martin Luther King and Colorblind Conservatism

(The following is a talk I will give at the University of Southern Denmark to commemorate the Fiftieth Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech. I will be one of six speakers at an event hosted by the Center for American Studies.) On this date in 2010, conservative television personality Glenn Beck held a “Restoring Honor” rally at the Lincoln Memorial on the Washington Mall, the same spot where Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his world-famous “I Have a Dream” speech 47 ago years to that day. Beck claimed his event was meant to “reclaim the civil Read more