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Svante Myrick

Svante Myrick

Svante Myrick is the president of People for the American Way and a former mayor of Ithaca, New York.

COMMENTARY

This MLK Day, let’s learn the right lessons from history

By: - January 16, 2023

Every year, the arrival of the Martin Luther King holiday calls us to pause and reflect on Dr. King’s legacy. And every year, I’m struck by the same thing: As sincere as we are in our reverence for Dr. King, we keep learning the wrong lessons not just from his life but from history writ […]