King's inclusion a form of protest
I have an Irish author to thank for reminding me of a quote from American history that has become my mantra as I struggle with the terms of engagement for journalists and athletes alike at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.
The African-American activist and writer Frederick Douglass is a major presence in Colum McCann's latest novel, "TransAtlantic." One sentence Douglass utters in the book was so pitch-perfect that I hustled to the Internet to research its context.
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