Martin Luther King Sr. Read more in the book by Dr Barbara Reynolds, "And Still We Rise" where you can read the full interview from November 24th, 1982 and Jan 16, 1984

The most simple explanation is that we have a hater-in-chief as your president. Hateful, derogatory language about black and brown people coupled with his inability to denounce the hateful alt-right violence in Charlottesville Va which extolled anti-Semitism has emboldened hate groups. America is reaping what is being sown from the top and we must do all we can to reach up while haters are trying to pull us down.