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Dexter King and his Dedication to his Father's Legacy

Dexter King Confronts His Critics And Reveals His Dream

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding Dexter King about his tight control of the King speeches, papers, and copyrights. In his new book, Growing Up King: AN Intimate Memoir, he confronts his critics and mournfully examines the effect his father's death had on him as a child. King's book describes in some detail the events of the night of April 4, 1968. Particularly about how he and his siblings were told by the Rev. Andrew Young about their father had been killed. Even to this very day it pains King to speak of the assassination. Now King is the CEO and president of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolence Social Change. He has endured a considerable amount of criticism from the media and others who are uncomfortable about his decisions regarding the center and the licensing of his father's papers. King has been accused of "peddlingaE...

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