I well remember how demonized King was in white middle America even in the 1970s. Rather than being thought of as an inspirational hero, his name was virtually a curse word among all the adults I knew.

How quickly we forget!

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com