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UF historian reflects on how MLK would view the world today

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Many residents in north Florida and around the country honored Martin Luther King today in a variety of tributes and celebrations. While Dr. King was remembered for the things he fought for during the civil rights movement, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski talked with Paul Ortiz, a UF expert on Dr. King and the civil rights movement, about how Dr. King might view the world we live in today:

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