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May 23, 2008

NPR Op-Ed On Statue Design

National Public Radio has an audio op-ed from Ibram Rogers on the recent design controversy. Rogers is strongly in favor of a "confrontational" image.

"King was never happy with America, so why are the feds forcing him to smile now?" Rogers writes. "An activist by his or her very nature is confrontational, and King was the quintessential activist. King was not only confrontational, he thought it was morally imperative for his countrymen to be the same."

Rogers' op-ed, "A Stone-Faced Lie on the Mall," appeared Thursday in The Root.

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