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Obama, Former Presidents Commemorate 50th Anniversary Of MLK's March On Washington

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via EEWMagazine/J.T. Wyatt:

Jemele Hill is being called a “racist” and “segregationist” after writing in The Atlantic that black athletes should refuse white universities in favor of Historically Black Colleges and Universities as a way of bridging the wealth gap.

Hill, 43, was told by an online critic that “MLK would be ashamed” of her, but the daughter of the iconic civil rights leader begs to differ.

“I do not view your essay as a call for segregation, but as a possible path to equity and justice; a way to ensure that HBCUs get the funding that many of them sorely need,” tweeted Dr. Bernice King, CEO of The King Center in Atlanta, Friday, Sep. 13.

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