Saturday, January 18, 2014

Martin Luther King, Jr. wearing gold chain looking like a thug Sparks Outrage


As an African American, maybe you cannot believe what you are seeing right now, but we know why whoever made this flyer think it's okay.   We are living in an era when we have so much diversity, what Dr. Martin Luther King died for, but many African Americans do not have respect for him.   We have equality to some degree, but many African Americans love the thug mentality while disrespecting themselves and each other. 

According to ktla.com, the event, dubbed the “Freedom 2 Twerk” party was set to be held at Flint’s Social Network Event Center ahead of the MLK holiday.  

We heard Rev. Bernice King, the daughter of the late civil rights activists, is very hurt by this flyer.

Martin Luther King, Jr. ‘Twerk’ Flyer Sparks Outrage

by Anita Bennett
Web Producer

The owner of a Michigan party space has canceled a controversial twerking event, after the promoter created flyers showing an altered image of Martin Luther King, Jr. wearing a gold chain and flashing what appeared to be a gang sign.

The gathering, organized by a group calling itself Mid-Michigan Teen Parties, was scheduled to take place in Flint on...Read full article, here.

Source and Photo: ktla.com

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