High Point considering renaming Green Drive to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point officials are considering renaming Green Drive to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The city would change Green Drive between I-74 and the the I-85 Business loop to Martin Luther King Boulevard.

Councilman Jeff Golden made the proposal.

The city council is expected to hold a March 17 public hearing to discuss the proposal.

9 comments

  • blake

    How many streets need his name I mean why don’t we just give him the ten dollar bill and call it a day

  • Tim

    I am unsure where this street is, but the only MLK’s I know of are all in the ghetto, so if this street is not in the ghetto right now, changing its name will make it turn into the ghetto!

  • Michael

    Makes sense since its a neighborhood thats predominantly BLACK, infested with prostitutes, and plenty of drugs. Just like every other MLK Dr.

    • Michelle

      Michael. I bet you would know about drugs and prostitutes in that area. You will surprised how many white ppl buy pussy and drugs in black neighborhoods

  • Nsurance

    No matter where in the United States you are, if there is a MLK blvd, it’s always in the hood.

  • julie

    It’s always in the ghetto because they will not complain about living on or near MLK. Now I thought that in 1994 east kivett dr was designated as MLK dr. Wonder why they are trying to relocate it!!! I since hpu behind it since they are purchasing everything from montlieu to kivett.

  • Captain C

    99.9 % of all MLKs are in bad neighborhoods, those bad neighborhoods are usually caused by the city abandoning those areas. For the record just because someone lives in a low income or not so good area doesnt make them a bad person i know several good ppl who live in not so great areas several reasons. What “white america” calls the ghetto or black invested neighborhoods are often filled with more than blacks. you have asians, indians, and whites in those neighborhoods along with the blacks you may not always see them when you pass by but trust me they are there. Its 2014 and people are still racially divided very very sad.

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