Duthu, the Samson Occom Professor of Native American Studies and chair of Native American Studies Program, invoked the words of King in remarks at the annual employee breakfast celebration January 21, 2013.
King spoke those words at Dartmouth in 1962, saying it is the maladjusted of society who reject racism and injustice. Duthu, an enrolled member of the United Houma Nation of Louisiana, recalled the segregated church of his parish as a child and the visiting priest who tore down the rail that separated the Native American parishioners from the white parishioners. This was the act of a maladjusted man, Duthu said.
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