The FBI surveillance tapes on Martin Luther Kingare sealed by court order until the year 2027, but VDARE.com`s MLK archives are always online. Probably the most significant thing in our archives is Helms, Jesse. "Remarks of Senator Jesse Helms." Congressional Quarterly 129, no. 130 (October 3, 1983): S13452-S13461. Helms, asked to vote in favor of a national holiday in honor of Martin Luther King, had asked to see the FBI`s records, not only for the character-related material, (i.e. adultery) but for the record of what the FBI had found out about his political associates (i.e. Communism). That`s the stuff that`s still sealed until the year 2027. The late Sam Francis explained this in The King Holiday and Its Meaning. My own When Records Are Sealed: A Meditation On Martin Luther King Day, last year featured a round up of articles on the subject:
If you`re one of the 29 percent of Americans who gets off work on MLK Day, enjoy it! In the words of Chris Rock, "You gotta be pretty racist to not want a day off from work."