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At the very expensive private college where i work, i just saw a sorority girl wearing a “Pledge 2014” t-shirt with the Hunger Games Mockingjay insignia on front and on the back: “May the odds be ever in your favor” slogan!?
I didn’t say anything but was screaming on the inside:
The odds ARE ever in your favor girl!
You are a citizen of the Capital, not the districts!
The metaphor is clearly lost sigh.

A dream of equality of opportunity, of privilege and property widely distributed; a dream of a land where men will not take necessities from the many to give to the few.
(Martin Luther King, Jr, 1959)

Watch Glenn Ford (from Black Agenda Report) on The Real News Network talk about Dr. King’s legacy here: