Groups Remember MLK, Criticize Glenn Beck

Many people gathered in Greenville Saturday to honor and remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and all that he stood for on the anniversary of his “I have a dream speech,” and also to talk about their dissatisfaction with Glenn Beck’s rally.

Members with the NAACP and SCLC said they were not happy that Beck chose to have a rally at the Lincoln Memorial, where Dr. King had his famous speech, and on the same day.

Rufus Huggins with the SCLC said, “I look at it as a situation of trying to divide, trying to divide the good people of this country, the white people and the black people, we need to come together.” He says he believes equality is going in the wrong direction right now, and he hopes things will change.


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  • by Anonymous on Sep 8, 2010 at 03:04 PM
    mike Location: greenville on Aug 29, 2010 at 09:37 PM ..for some reason I think you are very sincere, naive,but sincere.
  • by 2 real american on Sep 8, 2010 at 03:00 PM
    Real American,thanks for your opinion
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Sep 8, 2010 at 07:54 AM
    Real American, post one fact to support what you claim against Beck....we'll all wait...I researched what he says on his show most evenings and yet to find malarchy as you claim.
  • by Real American Location: Bath on Sep 4, 2010 at 09:44 PM
    Glenn Beck is a REAL American. A TRUE American. A REAL, LIVE, TRUE AMERICAN!!! A real, live, true American SCUMBAG. There are all kinds, you know. A close conservative friend of mine was telling me, shortly after the disaster in the gulf, that rumors were that the "Greenies" were behind it. I was skeptical, of course. Where did you hear that, I asked. "Rush Limbaugh", he said. People like Rush and Beck are dangerous spreaders of propaganda. They brainwash conservatives and divide Americans in general worse than any two loud mouths I've come in contact with in my 60 years on Earth. What has become of the media is quite sad. It's like the National Enquiror was 25 years ago, only much more mean spirited. Don't believe anything you hear on Fox OR MSNBC. They're only there to spread self-serving lies and to counteract each other.
  • by Obama Snake Oil co Location: Washington on Sep 4, 2010 at 11:56 AM
    -Dixiegirl929, when I read his post and went to the web site...my god man, now you know why D is endangered. That web site has more hate then Al Queiada has....very sad, that people even bother to go there.....take care, OSOC.
  • by To Jackie on Sep 4, 2010 at 08:10 AM
    Like I would believe anything that Liberal RAG, the HUFF Huff Huffington post would publish. Why don't you actually listen or WATCH his progam....make your own decision then. -Dixiegirl929
  • by Obama Snake Oil co Location: Washington on Sep 4, 2010 at 04:05 AM
    Jackiej, you have got to be kidding us, the huffington post that runs the largest spin and lie campaign against Beck? Man, you need to seek the truth and stay away from the junk sites, that includes moveon.org. They are vile and corrupt.
  • by Jackiej on Sep 3, 2010 at 06:53 PM
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/09/03/glenn-beck-admits-lying-i_n_704958.html Beck caught in a lie AGAIN!! His son was at the other rally, I think he would know more about his fathers dream than his niece would.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Sep 3, 2010 at 01:00 PM
    Ima Cracker, I couldn't attend, however, I did see the com cast. Funny, the Sharpton/Shultz marchers getting water from the 828 attendees....you would have thought Sharpton would have helped with that, however, he didn't. This whole event has every liberal web site spinning stories...as usual. I know there were at least 1/2 a million people there...the web spin is only a couple of hundred thousands.....makes you question who is the group of haters......hint, it wasn't the 828ers...
  • by Ima Cracker Location: nc on Sep 3, 2010 at 11:11 AM
    I attended the Beck rally and witnessed the Sharpton/Ed Shultz march as well on 8/28. Not a single sign or racist remark was to be seen or heard at the Beck rally. About 1/3 of everyone on the stage was black. Dr. King was praised and his neice prayed and spoke eloquently. The parade on the other hand was full of signs demanding this and that. Every step they took was to the "No justice, No peace" cadence. Imitation being the most sincere form of flattery, I see the 10/2/10 rally trying to form. I have never seen such a list of clowns. Code Pink, Rainbow Coalition, SEIU. Now there's a rally to avoid. No radicals gonna be there, no sir. The web is full of, "where's my free ticket and is there free food?" I was there at 8/28, I have film, I know what went down at both events that day. Keep an eye on the 10/2/10 event. Should prove to all which movement has the momentum and the side of history.
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