The fallout over Dr. King statue thing continues.
Poet and author Maya Angelou says a recently unveiled monument to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is inscribed with a quote taken out of context that makes the reverend seem “arrogant.”
“I was a drum major for justice, peace and righteousness,” the inscription on the 30-foot-tall statue of King reads.
“The quote makes Dr. Martin Luther King look like an arrogant twit” (…)
Angelou was on a committee of historians who helped choose the inscriptions, and the memorial’s chief architect, Ed Jackson Jr., said that she didn’t attend any of those meetings.