What We Still Get Wrong About Dr. King

LaShana Lewis
8 min readJan 17, 2022
January 17, 2022 Google Doodle by Black artist Olivia Fields commemorating the birthday of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today’s Google Doodle is an illustration dedicated to the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Years ago, the only thing I knew about him was that he was a “good Black person” that fought for equality. I learned about slavery, and then Jim Crow laws, which was legalized racial segregation, and how he fought it. And that white people fought Jim Crow laws with him, peacefully, and that’s how I was sitting in the…

LaShana Lewis

LaShana is CEO and Founder of L. M. Lewis Consulting, a business dedicated to offering diversity, nonprofit, and technology consulting services.