Did MLK prevail in spite of State?

Left-statist mythology about the civil rights era doesn’t stand up to historical scrutiny Retweet

It’s an article of left-statist religion — bigots operating in the free market caused segregation and big government ended it. Both things are wrong. The reverse is true…

  • Statist legislation created segregation
  • Free market forces destroyed segregation

Two years ago, Susie and I toured Martin Luther King Jr’s boyhood home, the King Center, and the original Ebenezer Baptist Church. I returned home profoundly inspired to tell the true history of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. You see…

The local and state government wasn’t in a reforming mood. There were at least six vicious ways politicians tried to break the boycott, and they didn’t quit until years after it was over. You can read this highly-documented report on the Zero Aggression blog…

Post-statist truths about Montgomery buses
The State discriminated, voluntary action overcame

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ZAP The State and have a nice day,

Jim Babka
Co-creator, Zero Aggression Project

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