The Rev. Megan Castellan contrasts our modern economic inequality with historic injustice in an article for the Kansas City Star. In particular, she focuses on one of the final speeches of Martin Luther King, where he decried the high unemployment rate and low wages for black workers.
From the Star article:
In 1968, King was decrying an unemployment rate of 8.8 percent in the black community, which he considered unconscionably high. According to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report, as of 2013, […]