Opinion Street Beat

STREET BEAT: ‘What would Martin Luther King Jr. say about race relations today?’

Compiled by Debra Varnado along the parade route of the 31st annual Kingdom Day Parade Jan. 18.

 

Seth Arroyo Vermont Square “There are still some places that are far behind in history and there is still racism around the world, so his goal wasn’t completed yet.”
Seth Arroyo
Vermont Square
“There are still some places that are far behind in history and there is still racism around the world, so his goal wasn’t completed yet.”
Duck Haynes Carson   “I think that he would be appalled by the state of race relations today. … Black people in general are as bad [off] as it was prior to his coming.”
Duck Haynes
Carson
“I think that he would be appalled by the state of race relations today. … Black people in general are as bad [off] as it was prior to his coming.”
Mable Inez Coleman Leimert Park “He wouldn’t like it at all. It is a horrible thing because we know God is love and something needs to be done about it.”
Mable Inez Coleman
Leimert Park
“He wouldn’t like it at all. It is a horrible thing because we know God is love and something needs to be done about it.”