*In Greeley Colorado, near Denver, a DJ, who is also a local school board member seems a little mystified that some folks don’t exactly appreciate his commentaries about Martin Luther King jr.
Brett Reese (pictured) has been reading a viewer’s letter critical of Dr. King twice a day on Greeley’s 104.7 Pirate Radio station. He is even receiving death threats and carries a gun for protection.
The commentary is quite controversial, to say the least. It calls King a sexual degenerate, plagiarist and an America-hating communist. Reese said the commentary was sent by a listener three years ago and he aired it after doing fact-checking.
“All we are doing is airing something that a listener gave us complete with a disclaimer saying we might not even agree with what this guy is saying. We are putting it on the air and people are having a fit,” Reese said.
Reese said that he is not a racist and that he agrees that King was a leader of the Civil Rights Movement. He maintains that discussing King’s personal life should not be off limits.