Letter from Whitey the Honkey to MLK

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The author stresses that Dr. King is a part of the race problem. They offer numerous political suggestions and concludes that Dr. King should simply mind his own personal matters.

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Letter from Whitey the Honkey to MLK
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Dear Sir: Talk about racism and causing trouble - you're doing more to cause it than anyone I know, marching around and sitting on White House Lawn, etc. Those men in Washington are trying to do their duty. Why don't you get yourself elected and see just how you could do any better. They might as well pay these poor people 3000 a year and let them live their own lives. They wouldn't have sense enough to do anything else. That's all I make, but at least my place is clean and I'm not tearing down what others have taken years to build up. If these people would use as much energy cleaning up their places as they do marching we'd have a decent looking country. I have influenitial friends and believe me I'm seeing they don't give any more to the negro cause. "Whitey the Honky"
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