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context  ·  2177 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hey, Step Back with the Riot Shaming

    4. “Black community leaders oppose violence.”

    First of all, this is kind of a baseless generalization. One of Martin Luther King Jr.’s lesser known quotes ‘riot is the language of the unheard’ keeps me grounded here.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/mlk-a-riot-is-the-language-of-the-unheard/

    I hope that we can avoid riots because riots are self-defeating and socially destructive.

-MLK Jr.

That was from the same interview.

Here's another random, incomplete, out of context quote:

    The people of Syria, whose story Jim Foley told, do not deserve to live
-Obama