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Stop WhiteWashing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

Just to make yourself feel better.

Today, America commemorates the achievements and rich legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. — a Baptist minister whose tremendous reach and profound impact transcended beyond the pulpit of his Montgomery, Alabama church to create a civil rights movement of resistance against racial segregation and anti-Blackness in…

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Maia Niguel Hoskin, Ph.D.

Maia Niguel Hoskin, Ph.D.

Professor, Forbes Contributor, Race Scholar, Activist, Therapist, Keynote Speaker, Consultant, Wife, Mother, & Addict of Ice Cream &Cheese. www.drmaiahoskin.com

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