Taylor Branch at the 2009 Texas Book Festival.
January 14, 1947 |
|Education||The Westminster Schools|
|Alma mater||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;
|Notable works||America in the King Years|
|Notable awards||MacArthur Fellowship;
National Humanities Medal;
Pulitzer Prize for History
Martin Luther King was a leader for all Americans on our own professed values.
The history of American patriotism is figuring out ways that we can work together to move forward and knit together the common government.
There are an awful lot of people who despise government precisely because it opened the door for common citizenship for people of all races and all natures in the United States.
I think the colleges should be free to give athletes less than a full scholarship, no scholarship and more than a scholarship. And the athletes should be free to bargain.