” Dr. King, if he were alive today, probably would simply be a minister, a pastor. His initial intent was, indeed, just to be a preacher. He didn’t have any egotistical desire or need to be a public figure or celebrity. He got drafted – or, really, dragged into it – initially in Montgomery. “


” I have very purposely never signed up with commercial lecture agencies as most, I think, prominent historical authors do because, to me, that’s a contradiction of who I believe I am given my absorption of the teaching of Martin Luther King, Jr. “


” It’s simply incorrect to call Dr. King a Republican. “


” King would certainly be overjoyed by Barack Obama’s inauguration, but we must avoid, and indeed reject, any careless claims that Obama’s swearing in marks the fulfillment of King’s dream. “


” President Obama’s achievements and failures must be evaluated by comparison to those chief executives who have come before him and not be measured against the prophetically moral voice of Martin Luther King Jr. “



All 5 David Garrow Quotes about King in picture


Dr. King, if he were alive today, probably would simply be a minister, a pastor. His initial intent was, indeed, just to be a preacher. He didn
I have very purposely never signed up with commercial lecture agencies as most, I think, prominent historical authors do because, to me, that
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King would certainly be overjoyed by Barack Obama
President Obama

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