Sibling feud tarnishes Martin Luther King, Jr., family – Leonard Pitts Jr. –

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“I won’t have any money to leave behind. I won’t have the fine and luxurious things of life to leave behind. But I just want to leave a committed life behind.”

OUR COMMON GROUND Omnibus‘s insight:

"What would King think of them fighting Harry Belafonte for the return of papers King gave him as a gift — especially since Belafonte helped finance King’s movement and the upbringing of these selfsame kids?

What would King think of the fact that these bickering, tiresome children of his are forever in litigation and public squabbles with one another and that money always seems to be at the root? Especially since he famously disdained “shallow things” like personal gain?"

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