Corporate media blocks public knowledge of the fury of King’s outcry over U.S. wars of occupation and the powerful indictment of his government in his Beyond Vietnam speech, that made bold print headlines in newspapers around the world.
Its seems likely that it was for these heavy accusations of genocide and his calling attention to the blind immorality of the U.S. establishment that King was silenced; not for the accomplishments of his civil rights crusade.
Commercial entertainment/news deletes from history King’s fiery condemnation of U.S. inhumanity and during his birthday celebration will again seek to lovingly project King's head as covered with an imagined symbolic handkerchief of submission to the worldwide rule of U.S. corporate governance through war.
Candidates will compete to fawningly praise King’s fight for equality in America in order to prove their laudable stand on civil rights, and to show that corporate America embraces a deceased King as one of its own. A candidate like Rep. Dennis Kucinich, whose views mirror King’s is no longer allowed to continue to participate in the debates.
King's angry denouncing a murderous foreign policy, detailing criminal military action against civilians and U.S. grossly unfair trade policies toward former colonized nations would not be acceptable topics in an election process TV programmed by conglomerate owned major channels.
Confining praising Rev. King Jr. as the great and peaceful leader of the U.S. civil rights movement is what is acceptable. One can expect to hear nothing of King's blistering criticism of the massive loss of life in the nations suffering U.S. military wars of occupation and its connection to the civil rights abuses at home.
During the past year OpEdNews has highlighted ten Jay Janson articles which review King’s, now media buried, thundering imperialist war condemnations in context with current events Rev. King was not permitted to live to speak about.
The articles are listed below, convenient to click on, each with description:
January 20, 2008
Corporate TV Keeps King "in his place"! Buries King's Fiery Condemnation of US Wars
King thundered eloquently against U.S. genocidal imperialist wars, international predatory capitalism, factually denounced CIA overseas crimes, the cruel indifference and blind immorality of America. Corporate media blocks public knowledge of the fury of King's outcry over U.S. wars of occupation and the powerful and vehement anti war pronouncements from his Beyond Vietnam speech, that made bold headlines news around the world
December 15, 2008
Dr. King Jr. 79 Today, Would Have Been a Serious Candidate
King was assassinated as a young man. Think how many elections King might have been a candidate in. Barack Obama, as Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Shirley Chisholm and Moseley Braun before him, will not be quoting King's condemnation of a murderous U.S. foreign policy, of imperialism and international predatory capitalism would not be acceptable in an election process TV programmed by conglomerate owned media.
February 13, 2007
King's Anguish versus Our Apathy Then and Now / Quote Rev. King Day, the 15th of EACH Month
Passages from King's "Beyond Vietnam", if widely known, would be
enough to make network entertainment/news current promotion of both
Vietnam and Iraq military ventures as glorious look ridiculous at
best or dastardly otherwise. King spoke firstly to the foreign lives
so wantonly taken in the destruction of their homelands. That the
15th of each month be "Quote MLKjr Day" for peace and justice
August 17, 2007
MLK Jr. & Acceptable Killing of Children by Air Strkes in Iraq,
What if the heartbreaking photo had instead been that of an AMERICAN
father clasping his dying infant son to his chest staring vacantly
into the camera, holding an AMERICAN child with shrapnel wounds.
Amoral Mr. & Mrs. America approve sending terror under the American
flag! MLK Jr said, "Every man of humane convictions must protest."
Its easy. Just quote King! We need his moral leadership.
July 22, 2007
Rev. King Jr. Re: U.S. Extermination Programs and 1/2 Humanity
living on $2 a Day
An Anglo-American terror tactic of extermination is traced up to
present indiscriminate air strikes in Iraq, Afghanistan and Somalia
stopping off at genocide in Vietnam to quote MLK Jr., who is also
quoted regarding capitalism's horrendous effect on most of the non
Western world, making a breeding ground for communism then and
today's savage suicide bombing reaction to the brutal violence of the
superpower over control of oil.
June 17, 2007
A Letter to MLK Jr. re the Same Media War Promotion He Fought & the FCC