Monday, January 16, 2017

Martin Luther King: Our Nation Born In Genocide...Only Nation with a Policy to Wipe Out it's Indigenous population

“Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race. 

Dr. Martin Luther King
88 year old had he lived

Even before there were large numbers of Negroes on our shore, the scar of racial hatred had already disfigured colonial society. From the sixteenth century forward, blood flowed in battles over racial supremacy. 

We are perhaps the only nation which tried as a matter of national policy to wipe out its indigenous population. 

Moreover, we elevated that tragic experience into a noble crusade. Indeed, even today we have not permitted ourselves to reject or feel remorse for this shameful episode. 

Our literature, our films, our drama, our folklore all exalt it. Our children are still taught to respect the violence which reduced a red-skinned people of an earlier culture into a few fragmented groups herded into impoverished reservations.”

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