According to this saga of intellectual-propertymisanthropy, these creatures [patent trolls] roam the businessworld, buying uppatents and then using them to demandextravagantpayouts from companies they accuse of infringing them. Often, their victimspay uprather thanface the costs of a legalbattle.
After 50 years, legalsegregation is a distantmemory, and race in America is not the unbridgeablechasm it once was. The country has a blackpresident. The sort ofcomity that Kingevoked, in which the descendants of slaves and of slaveowners “sit downtogether at the table of brotherhood”, can be found in manyplaces, including the Deep South. The rate of marriagebetweenblacks and whites is rising.