The great Joseph Lowery

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For those of us who are black, we know there are more leaders in our community than Jackson and Sharpton. Limbaugh made them the only leaders to white conservatives, but Limbaugh is a fat slob who dropped out of college because he was a dumb ass.

Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, Civil Rights Leader and King Aide, Dies at 98
Mr. Lowery helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and gave the benediction at President Barack Obama’s inauguration.

The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, second from left, helped lead a civil rights and antiwar march in Atlanta in 1970. Also present was Coretta Scott King, fourth from left.

The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, second from left, helped lead a civil rights and antiwar march in Atlanta in 1970. Also present was Coretta Scott King, fourth from left.

The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a lieutenant to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who helped organize a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement — the bus boycott in Montgomery, Ala. — and who gave the benediction at President Barack Obama’s inauguration more than half a century later, died on Friday at his home in Atlanta. He was 98.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change announced his death on Twitter.

Even before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus on Dec. 1, 1955, Mr. Lowery had successfully campaigned to integrate buses in Mobile, Ala., where he was a young Methodist minister. After Ms. Parks’s action, he huddled with Dr. King and other Alabama ministers to oversee a 381-day boycott of Montgomery’s segregated buses.

In November 1956, the Supreme Court ended racial segregation on buses in Montgomery and, by extension, everywhere else.

Mr. Lowery was at Dr. King’s side almost until the day of his assassination in April 1968. At Dr. King’s request, he presented the demands of voting-rights marchers from Selma, Ala., to Gov. George C. Wallace in 1965. Mr. Lowery also helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Dr. King’s signature organization, and led it for 20 years, from 1977 to 1997.

When Dr. King gathered with his top aides days before his death, it was Mr. Lowery who ended the meeting by saying, “The Holy Spirit is in this room.”

Mr. Lowery marched in countless demonstrations, was repeatedly arrested and was once shot at by the Ku Klux Klan. As head of the S.C.L.C., he promoted economic empowerment for black Americans, saying they must control the cash registers of the lunch counters they integrated. He became known as the dean of the civil rights movement.

 

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He looks very respectable. I wonder what he would think of the rampant anti-Christianity in the dem part today?
 

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His anti white rhetoric was not consistent with Dr. King's message and at the heart of many old time anti segregationists' rantings are racist sentiments not in touch with the 21st century.
There is still a hard core of "white devilism" alive in Lowery's message. This is what IM2 celebrates.

It may be understandable given what Lowery went through and where and when he grew up.
For latter day racists long after the civil rights struggles though that appeal is pure racism in action.
 
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His anti white rhetoric was not consistent with Dr. King's message and at the heart of many old time anti segregationists' rantings are racist sentiments not in touch with the 21st century.
There is still a hard core of "white devilism" alive in Lowery's message. This is what IM2 celebrates.

It may be understandable given what Lowery went through and where and when he grew up.
For latter day racists long after the civil rights struggles though that appeal is pure racism in action.
For example?
 
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His anti white rhetoric was not consistent with Dr. King's message and at the heart of many old time anti segregationists' rantings are racist sentiments not in touch with the 21st century.
There is still a hard core of "white devilism" alive in Lowery's message. This is what IM2 celebrates.

It may be understandable given what Lowery went through and where and when he grew up.
For latter day racists long after the civil rights struggles though that appeal is pure racism in action.
For example?

Do you care if it is true?
 

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His anti white rhetoric was not consistent with Dr. King's message and at the heart of many old time anti segregationists' rantings are racist sentiments not in touch with the 21st century.
There is still a hard core of "white devilism" alive in Lowery's message. This is what IM2 celebrates.

It may be understandable given what Lowery went through and where and when he grew up.
For latter day racists long after the civil rights struggles though that appeal is pure racism in action.
For example?
For example a life time call for "social justice" which is just code for the new segregation: black ownership of businesses that have a large black clientele, which he called for. Since when is business ownership dependent on who buys the most? "As head of the S.C.L.C., he promoted economic empowerment for black Americans, saying they must control the cash registers of the lunch counters they integrated. He became known as the dean of the civil rights movement. "

I admire a lot of what he did. By no means was he perfect or a saint.
 

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His anti white rhetoric was not consistent with Dr. King's message and at the heart of many old time anti segregationists' rantings are racist sentiments not in touch with the 21st century.
There is still a hard core of "white devilism" alive in Lowery's message. This is what IM2 celebrates.

It may be understandable given what Lowery went through and where and when he grew up.
For latter day racists long after the civil rights struggles though that appeal is pure racism in action.
For example?
For example a life time call for "social justice" which is just code for the new segregation: black ownership of businesses that have a large black clientele, which he called for. Since when is business ownership dependent on who buys the most? "As head of the S.C.L.C., he promoted economic empowerment for black Americans, saying they must control the cash registers of the lunch counters they integrated. He became known as the dean of the civil rights movement. "

I admire a lot of what he did. By no means was he perfect or a saint.
Ha ha. No, I mean actual evidence, not your scribblings on a message board. You're not exactly what we call a "reliable souce", K? Nor do we need "codes". And while we're at it nor do we need strawmen of "perfect saints" which up to now nobody brought up, so don't think your weasel wording isn't transparent.
 

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His anti white rhetoric was not consistent with Dr. King's message and at the heart of many old time anti segregationists' rantings are racist sentiments not in touch with the 21st century.
There is still a hard core of "white devilism" alive in Lowery's message. This is what IM2 celebrates.

It may be understandable given what Lowery went through and where and when he grew up.
For latter day racists long after the civil rights struggles though that appeal is pure racism in action.
For example?
For example a life time call for "social justice" which is just code for the new segregation: black ownership of businesses that have a large black clientele, which he called for. Since when is business ownership dependent on who buys the most? "As head of the S.C.L.C., he promoted economic empowerment for black Americans, saying they must control the cash registers of the lunch counters they integrated. He became known as the dean of the civil rights movement. "

I admire a lot of what he did. By no means was he perfect or a saint.
Ha ha. No, I mean actual evidence, not your scribblings on a message board. You're not exactly what we call a "reliable souce", K? Nor do we need "codes". And while we're at it nor do we need strawmen of "perfect saints" which up to now nobody brought up, so don't think your weasel wording isn't transparent.

Would you still support him, if it was shown to be true?
 

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...YES!! thank you IM2---great and funny adjectives about the whites that you HATE
..ANOTHER funny post from IM2
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....so, you reveal and put HATE/racism/etc into your posts and threads....is that what your hero preached?
 

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For those of us who are black, we know there are more leaders in our community than Jackson and Sharpton.
But, as you have accidentally told us, you are white, your wife black and your child mixed race.
 
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For those of us who are black, we know there are more leaders in our community than Jackson and Sharpton.
But, as you have accidentally told us, you are white, your wife black and your child mixed race.
If I have accidently told you that, I ACCIDENTLY TOLD YOU A LIE.
 
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Dr King would be sad to know there are black racists like IM2 still spewing their nonsense today. ... :cool:
Dr. King would be saying what I am saying. You must be talking about Dr. Cletus King, the white pediatrician in your town.
 
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His anti white rhetoric was not consistent with Dr. King's message and at the heart of many old time anti segregationists' rantings are racist sentiments not in touch with the 21st century.
There is still a hard core of "white devilism" alive in Lowery's message. This is what IM2 celebrates.

It may be understandable given what Lowery went through and where and when he grew up.
For latter day racists long after the civil rights struggles though that appeal is pure racism in action.
You don't know shit about King or Lowery. If King was alive today you'd be crying about his anti white message. Standing for equal rights is not anti white. Unless you are a white racist. And the civil rights struggle has not ended. There is no pure racism about it. Unless you're a demented white racist who believes Teflon history.

Rev. Lowery was a great man and since you know nothing about being great, you know nothing about the likes of Lowery.
 
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So the white nationalist experts on Dr. King don't like what I am saying here. So lets look at what king himself says.

 
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