Dhaka, Aug. 28 -- What would Martin Luther King Jr make of America as it happens to be today? More precisely, how would he view the country where, 60 years ago on Aug 28, 1963, he dreamed of a landscape of equality for all Americans -- white and black -- a nation where his children would not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character?

The other day three black people were gunned down in Florida by a racist, who then turned the gun on himself. Some years ago, a policeman held a black man down, suffocating and killing him with his knee firmly planted on the man's neck. In recent days, Fani Willis, District Attorney of Fulton County, Georgia, who has gone after Donald Trump and his friends for their efforts ...