UB professor reflects on MLK's legacy

Published April 2, 2018

An Agence France Presse article about the life and legacy if Martin Luther King Jr. interviews Henry Louis Taylor Jr., director of the UB Center for Urban Studies, who said that by the time of his death, King’s ambitions had gone “beyond civil rights to embrace human rights.”  "King's dream was anchored around imagining another possible world based on economic, social, political and racial justice -- things related to a good education, decent and affordable housing, good jobs with a living wage, quality and accessible health care," he said. “So when we add flesh to King’s dream, we realize that we haven’t really made much progress over the last 50 years in the realization of that dream.”

Read more: https://www.afp.com/en/news/206/martin-luther-king-jr-dream-man-legacy-doc-13e64s1 

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