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

Check it out. Share it with others by email and in social media.

ZAP The State and have a nice day,

Jim Babka
Co-creator, Zero Aggression Project

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  1. The information in the link is blockbuster material. Statist schools would never teach such truths, it would be too subversive to their goals. It needs to be shared on forums every Martin Luther King Jr. day.

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