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Rev. King’s message at odds with identity politics, bigotry

The Honorable Newt Gingrich
 

By Newt Gingrich (original source Fox News)

“On Martin Luther King Day on Monday, when we honor the life and work of the great civil rights leader who changed our nation for the better and helped end bigoted and exclusionary policies against African- Americans, we should also remember his message applies to bias and bigotry in all its forms.

In a 1963 speech at Western Michigan University, Dr. King said: “There are certain things in our nation and in the world which I am proud to be maladjusted and which I hope all men of goodwill will be maladjusted until the good societies realize. I say very honestly that I never intend to become adjusted to segregation and discrimination. I never intend to become adjusted to religious bigotry.”

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