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What Would King Say About Brown, Garner Cases?

The third Monday in January is a federal holiday in the United States, marking the birthday of renowned civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. This year, the holiday has special meaning for many, after the events of recent months in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York. If King were alive today, they wonder, what would he say about the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson and of Eric Garner in New York City — both unarmed and killed in confrontations with police — and about the anger and...

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