Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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My 20 years as a columnist for the National Newspaper Publishers Association would not be complete without an article about five people whom I hold in high esteem: Marcus, Medgar, Malcolm, Martin, and Maynard.
On one hand, I was very pleased to see that the GOP took the time to honor Dr. King and those who marched 50 years ago, but on the other hand, they only did it for political reasons.
“The Big Six” refers to a group of prominent African-American leaders who at the height of the Civil Rights Movement were members of several organizations that fought for equality for Black people.