Along with the rest of my white classmates at DeSoto Elementary School in rural Indiana, I learned in the early 90s about the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. What I remember: MLK, Jr. lived a long time ago, when African Americans were severely mistreated by White Americans, especially in the South, where Black people couldn’t even drink from the same water fountains as White people. He was a preacher who taught that all races are equal. He promoted non-violent resistance against racists, and he made a speech about having a dream that one day everyone would be regarded as equal, no matter their skin. He was murdered, and all of America was devastated. We should honor the memory of King and his supporters…