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Charles Johnson discusses his book, “Dreamer.” He begins by explaining the premise of the novel, which is what would have happened if Martin Luther King, Jr. had a double when he brought the Freedom Campaign to Chicago in 1966. In the novel the double is trained to act as Dr. King’s decoy, which gives the reader the chance to step back and learn about Dr. King through the double during his training period. Johnson explains that entwined in the novel is a “Cain and Abel” sub-theme that he feels is very important. He then goes on to read aloud from his work. Later Johnson discusses the possibility of a conspiracy and various inconsistencies shrouding Dr. King’s assassination. He also emphasizes the importance of learning and appreciating black history beyond a superficial understanding.