Democracy Now! airs an excerpt of his “Beyond Vietnam” speech, delivered at New York’s Riverside Church on 4 April 1967, a year to the day before he was assassinated, in which King called the US “the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today” and urged support for “a genuine revolution of values” that centres collective liberation and revolt against oppressive systems.
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