Monthly Archives: July 2007

More Greenville, NC

This article about MLK signage in Greenville, NC, seems fairly routine. But the comments from readers that follow at the end are interesting.

Like this:

I just moved to town to expand a business enterprise. But when I read about political resources spent like this I feel this is a community divided.

This:

I feel that this is ridiculous. MLK is becoming very generic. It’s everywhere! How about honoring someone local? I really feel that this could easily become a n issue of race. It’s like a test. How much will you put up with?

This:

I was in Greenville last week and spotted the MLK sign right off the bat. Maybe some need glasses or maybe they need to get a life and stop complaining about everything that has been given to them already. Not all races get free everything, some have to work for it. I’m sick of the blacks complaining in the Pitt area. They need to get a job. Oh by the way, pull up your pants and learn how to talk.

And this:

The root of the problem is that a street was renamed and after the fact people realized that because of the new name it might hurt the revitalization(Gentrification) project that is going on in that area. Plus many of the business owners on Fifth street objected to the name change.

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More from Dallas


Sportsman Club 1632 MLK, Dallas, Texas, originally uploaded by crowt59.

Terry Shuck recently contributed an excellent new batch of photos taken on the MLK in Dallas. More after the jump.

Sign on MLK, Dallas, Texas address 1628, originally uploaded by crowt59.

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Winnway Motel at 1717 MLK Blvd. & Colonial,” originally uploaded by crowt59.

Dallas-area photographer Terry Shuck says the motel advertised in this striking photograph is still open for business at 1717 MLK Blvd.

The MLK in Dallas crosses Malcolm X Blvd as it runs east to Fair Park.