sunspot.net – op/ed: “‘Somebody wrote a poem, which said now that he is safely dead, let us praise him,’ recalled the Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, one of the leaders who succeeded Dr. King as head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. ‘For dead men make such convenient heroes. They cannot rise up to challenge the images we fashion for them. Besides, it is easier to build a monument than it is to build a movement.‘ “

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