Daily Collegian article, January 20, 2017

Last night, as part of Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Week, a crowd filled Heritage Hall in the HUB-Robeson Center to hear what author, professor and activist Drew Hart had to say about white supremacy, gun violence and the church’s role as a “silent witness” to both.

Hart began his speech by talking about how King has always been a major influence on his life, but said King’s legacy is too often misunderstood and reduced to only a few quotes.

“King is probably the most misunderstood and watered down figure of our century, just a reminder, King was a radical,” Hart said.


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