Democrats seem to have long claimed Martin Luther King as their own, even though it was Dems who fought him in the Civil Rights era.
Bull Connor, anyone?
Alabama Gov. George Wallace?
Here’s another name for ya: Alveda King, MLK’s extremely pro-life niece.
Alveda knows a thing or two about race issues, and she had a lot to say to Fox News as it’s related to the President of the United States.
Courtesy of The Daily Wire:
“I’ve had the experience of going head-to-head with genuine racists. Back in the 20th Century, I was a youth organizer. At the time, my uncle, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, was killed (in 1968). … I was in a home that was bombed.”
Alveda began by qualifying a word:
“A racist is a person who really does believe that their race, their category of humanity, is superior or different.”
And guess what? The guy in the White House ain’t one of ’em.
“I’d like to ask anyone who calls him that — have they ever met one? … [He] is not a racist. … He’s not a white supremacist.”
That’s not what the TV says.
“President Trump says we all bleed the same. He’s very clear on that. And he has done so much for all Americans, including African Americans. … A better economy, [Historically Black Colleges and Universities] get a good shot in the arm, criminal justice reform, his pro-life work. Don’t buy into this racist banter, this race-baiting.”
MLK’s niece says that? Brace to hear the news across every channel…
She kept going:
“Everyone who’s calling President Trump a racist and white supremacist — most of them support killing in a very brutal way, called abortion. They’re using that word ‘moral,’ but they’re doing some of the most immoral deeds that America and humankind can ever see.”
To her, it’s race-baiting, plain and simple:
“All of them are saying, ‘Why doesn’t he renounce, denounce white supremacy,’ which he’s done several times. They’re not even being honest. The race-baiters who want to stir up fear and hate make us think that we’re different, when we’re one blood and one human race.”
The Fox contributor also addressed Joe Biden’s comparison of Trump to George Wallace. As it turns out, the infamous governor evolved:
“Governor Wallace really was a racist. But at the end of his life, he recanted. He repented. He had great remorse. No one ever says that he changed his mind. He had a change of heart, and began to receive all humans as brothers and sisters. I was there when Governor Wallace was doing all of that, by the way.”
Alveda’s been on Team Trump for a while. Here she is, two years ago:
To hear much of the media discuss race and the White House, you’d think it got its name from something other than paint.
But according to the 69-year-old daughter of Martin Luther King’s brother — civil rights activist A. D. King — America’s leader believes in her uncle’s dream: that all should be judged, not “by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”
That’s a dream worth fighting for. And to Alveda, our president’s worth fighting for, too.
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