Glenn Beck Schedules Rally On MLK Day, Says “Blacks Don’t Own Martin Luther King”

- By Bossip Staff

Black activists are in an uproar over Glen Beck’s plans to hold a rally on the anniversary of MLK’s famous “I Have A Dream Speech.”

Beck’s “Restoring Honor” rally, with former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin among the scheduled speakers, will take place on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, 47 years to the day after Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous speech there.

The conservative talk show host announced in November that he wanted to reveal a “100 year plan for America” at the Lincoln Memorial. More recently, he said that the purpose of his Aug. 28 event is to restore the country’s “values” and to pay tribute to military families.

“There will be absolutely no politics involved,” he said. “This rally will honor the troops, unite the American people under the principles of integrity and truth, and make a pledge to restore honor within ourselves and our country.”

Responding to the criticism on his show June 28, Beck said he believes it was “divine providence” that the rally was scheduled on the anniversary of the King speech. He said he had initially planned the event for Sept. 12 and then realized it was a Sunday. “I’m not going to ask anyone to work on the Sabbath,” he said. He rescheduled the rally for Aug. 28 because it was the best day for the schedules of the people involved, he said.

“It was not my intention to select 8-28 because of the Martin Luther King tie. It is the day he made that speech. I had no idea until I announced it and I walked offstage and my researchers said, New York Times has already just published that this is [the same day as the King speech] — and I said, ‘Oh, jeez.’ ”

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  • imsickofthisshyt

    At first I thought Glenn Beck was just anti black but now I’m convinced he has more layers to his distaste that he wants to control blacks. How would he say blacks don’t know MlK can we have someone were proud of from our culture? Blacks don’t try to inflitrate their heroes legacy I don’t see many blacks claiming Elvis Presley, John Wayne or Ronald Reagan no we don’t butt in there business but whites continuely butt in blacks business because they want to control you MLK is not yours, if blacks can say the N word they feel they have every right to say the N word all of that shyt. They don’t bother Asians, Latinos or Indians about their culture and try to take over only blacks.

    • Really

      I agree 100%. I’ve been saying the same thing about the spanish word for black for a while now.

      P.S. most right wing pundits are fraudulent marketeer, and most(not all) black leaders are liberal uncle toms.

  • Eyez W!de shut

    Every time I hear Glenn Beck make a smart remark/comment or hell even actually make sense he says 15 things to counter his “fairness” to all people. U didn’t know it was MLK day cuz u don’t give a flying fu(c. Let’s be real, I’m sure he said “Oh, geez…oh well them niccaz wasn’t gone do ish but Bar-B-Que anyways”

  • Reality

    This Mormon bastar..d has just crossed the thin line of vapors. Him and moose Palin need a reality check now. My wish is Mormons and beck slap the devil in he’ll for deceiving them so blatantly.

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