On the anniversary of Martin Luther King, an African-American civil rights leader, his son said that his father would be “extremely disappointed” if he saw what America is like today.
Today is the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. As the inauguration of the new U.S. government is approaching, stricter lockdown measures are imposed indoors in Washington.
The water around Martin Luther King Jr.
Memorial Park in Washington, D.C., is blocked by security. Even pedestrians come here on foot, and they have to go around a long way.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s son said on the same day that poverty and inequality in the United States are more serious than decades ago.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s son Martin Luther King Jr. III: I think if my father saw the poverty and inequality in today’s United States, he would be extremely disappointed.
At that time, 25 million people lived in poverty in the United States, but now this number is close to 40 million. Others said that the actual figure is much higher than that.