MLK was hounded by the FBI and J Edgar Hoover his entire life. He was assassinated by White nationalists while being tracked by the FBI, and it is curious that the US government didn’t have as clue that there was a plot to assassinate him at a garbage strike.

J Edgar Hoover persecuted political dissidents, anti war protestors, union organizers, thought that dissent was a a threat to the nation.

There are many places in America that refuse to celebrate today’s Marin Luther King holiday. This is where the country is at, today. It is what it is.




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