Obama today: King-like, or King lite?

  • by: Tavis Smiley
  • Updated: August 28, 2013 - 9:45 AM

Since the White House announced that President Obama will speak to the nation today from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, I have been peppered with the same questions again and again: Is it appropriate for the president to occupy that sacred space?

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