Author

Hajar Yazdiha

Hajar Yazdiha

Hajar Yazdiha assistant professor of sociology at University of Southern California.

COMMENTARY

Distortion of Martin Luther King Jr.‘s words enables more, not less, racial division in America

By: - January 16, 2023

This commentary originally appeared in The Conversation. U.S. Rep. Chip Roy of Texas is just the latest conservative lawmaker to misuse the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to judge a person on character and not race. In the protracted battle to elect Rep. Kevin McCarthy as speaker of the House, Roy, a […]