"I have a dream...that, one day, my birthday will mean 50% off fitness equipment and $300 off a new flat screen TV at KMart. I have a dream!"
Have you been to KMart.com to see its ad for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Day sales? Have you seen the TV commercials? If anyone had told Dr. King at the March on Washington for jobs and freedom in 1963 that, one day, his birth would help some upscale white folks get a discount on patio furniture... All I can say is "Lord, have mercy." Look at this photo from that major event in 1960s American history:
I think Bayard Rustin is deserving of a big screen bio pic. I'd like to see Anthony Mackie play the controversial, outspoken intellectual who was called "Brother Outsider."
and Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker.