“A true revolution of values will soon look uneasily on the glaring contrast of poverty and wealth.”
This quote from a guy who focused his career on ridding the world of race discrimination. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for the rights African Americans but he also wasn’t big on the wealth inequity he witnessed in the United States among all races.
I thought of this when I was reading a New York Times story today on how Paula Deen allegedly didn’t spread the wealth she was racking in with the people who helped her climb to the top.
The article pointed out that Deen’s long-time cook at her popular restaurant, a woman she called her “soul sister”, wasn’t even making $10 an hour. (more…)