Before ‘stay woke,’ Dr. King told us to ‘remain awake’ through the revolution

By , Guest Columnist Published: April 04, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Guest Columnist

Terri Lee Freeman

Terri Lee Freeman is president of the National Civil Rights Museum. 

This pandemic has awakened us to the fragility of our economy, which depends heavily on small business, hourly wages and gig economy workers. Maybe we are on the precipice of a revolution. Great crises usually inspire great change.


Terri Lee Freeman National Civil Rights Museum Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


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