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Fifty Years On: MLK’s Giant Triplets Still Plague Us, Including Militarism

By Kevin Martin and The Reverend Dr. Herbert Daughtry |

Fifty years ago, a year to the day before he was murdered, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called us to overcome the giant triplets plaguing our society – racism, militarism and extreme materialism – in his ‘Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break the Silence’ address at Riverside Church in Manhattan.