by theGrio.comPosted January 17 –
The January 26th edition of The New Yorker imagines a world where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. marches arm in arm with some of the most polarizing news figures from 2014 and the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
The publication is known for it’s controversial covers, but this one entitled “The Dream of Reconciliation” shows Dr. King with Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and New York City Police officer Wenjian Liu — who was killed by a gunman in December — peacefully walking with arms linked as an American flag waves in the background.
Artist Barry Blitt says he was inspired by the photographs of the Selma-to-Montgomery march that have gained popularity due to the release of the Selma movie.
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