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Day 19


August 30th 2012:

In Atlanta, everything seems in relation with Martin Luther King: museums, statues, posters, the pacifist leader picture seems to have become a real cult. Javier Sicilia and the caravaneers visit reverend's grave.

Roberto Lovato

Sicilia in front of
Martin Luther King's grave

He invented the concept of "Juan Crow", in reference of Jim Crow's laws which limited colored people the rights. This concept is based on the war against drugs and migratory laws. It's a modern copy of these laws, as it pushes latin people towards illegality keeping them away from civil rights as any other citizen.

12 San Diego
13 Los Angeles
14 Los Angeles
15 Phoenix
16 Tucson
17 Las Cruces
18 Albuquerque
07 Mexico
19 Santa Fe
20 Santa Fe
21 El paso
22 Laredo
23 Mc Allen
24 San Antonio
25 Austin
26 Houston
28 Jackson
29 Montgomery
30 Atlanta
31 Fort Benning
01 Louisville
02 Chicago
03 Chicago
04 Chicago
05 Toledo
06 New York

07 New York

08 Baltimore
09 Baltimore
10 Washington

11 washington

12 washington
27 Houston

Roberto Lovato, one of the caravan organizers, cofounder of the NGO, is worried about King's legacy. For him, everybody uses his image for personal purposes. He perceives a new form of segregation of the Afro-American and Latin community.