Every year on the first Monday following 15 January, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, people take their paid day off of work, students take off school, and the white media will publish an obligatory editorial about the life and times of Dr. King. Television news will talk about his contributions in the battle for desegregation in Birmingham (1963), the "I Have A Dream" speech in Washington, D.C. (1963), the march on Selma (1965), and then, skipping three entire years, his assassination in Memphis on April 4, 1968. Why miss those three years? What did Dr. King do for those three years? I'll tell you.
For those three years, Dr. King underto