J.F.K., M.L.K., D.D.E. AND BLACK JESUS
January 19th was the 50th Anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural speech, and if it wasn't for Google reminding us, most people probably wouldn't have noticed. It's funny how Mr. Kennedy is seen as this major proponent of civil rights. He's earned a spot on the walls and mantles of many Black households next to Dr. Martin Luther King and Black Jesus...the one with the dreads. However, Mr. Kennedy voted against the 1957 Civil Rights Act while he was a Senator, and after he became President, Kennedy was opposed to Dr. King's 1963 March on Washington which was organized by A. Phillip Randolph, who was a Black Republican.