The Family Research Council just sent out an email asking folks to take part in their "Reconciliation Referendum" marking the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. It's only a week and a half late, but I guess we should take what we can get from FRC. This line of the email, however, got me:

To commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 40th anniversary of his assassination, over 40 leading ministers - 20 whites and 20 blacks - made a commitment to bring racial reconciliation to our nation within a decade.

Wait, a group that's half white and half black? That sounds an awful lot like a quota system to me.

--Kate Sheppard