Caught this New Yorker article over Clayton Cramer’s;
Walking to lunch past the center’s Maya Lin–designed memorial to civil-rights martyrs, we’d cast a glance at the inscription from Martin Luther King, Jr., etched into the black marble—“Until justice rolls down like waters”—and intone, in our deepest voices, “Until justice rolls down like dollars.”
The author is a Believer. He joined the “cause” with stars in his eyes and even when it was obvious the place was a cesspool, he continued working there till he almost drowned in the sludge. And the he remained silent, not that he could do much as SPLC was morally impeccable because the politicians needed it to be even though it was a shameless scam since its foundation.