Frida Ghitis: MLK might be distressed by what he would see today in Washington, DC. Carjackings, shootings, fear, anger, weeping. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was an apostle of nonviolence. He would see that darkness settling upon this city. In the first week of 2017, six people were killed by gun violence in Washington, D.C., including a 13-year-old boy. Last year, 105 youths were shot last year — nearly twice the 2021 figure. King spoke truth when he warned that “returning violence for violence multiplies violence”.
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