Watch: Is MLK’s Legacy Under Attack?

In November, President Donald Trump’s administration released declassified FBI documents on President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. But the release also included a batch of Martin Luther King Jr. documents filled with allegations of “abnormal” sexual behavior and of being a “slow thinker” and a “Marxist” (pdf).

The Root spoke with Clayborne Carson, the Martin Luther King Jr. Centennial Professor of History at Stanford and director of the university’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, to argue facts vs. myths.


Watch the video above.

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