Svante Myrick is the president of People for the American Way and a former mayor of Ithaca, New York.


This MLK Jr. Day, let’s learn lessons from history

By: - January 16, 2023

Every year, the arrival of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday calls us to pause and reflect on King’s legacy. And every year, I’m struck by the same thing: As sincere as we are in our reverence for King, we keep learning the wrong lessons not just from his life but from history writ large. Let me […]