Labor activists continue to press a school district in Oakland, Calif., to teach that a notorious cop killer, Mumia Abu-Jamal, is a civil rights hero worthy of honor alongside Martin Luther King Jr.  On Tuesday night, Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly allowed that case to be made by Johanna Fernandez, coordinator for the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home, but also – in Kelly’s words – “set the record straight.”

In the video, Kelly loses patience with comparisons to King after her guest defends the convicted killer of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner by talking about “a long history in this country of criminalization of black people” and arguing that, before his murder, King was becoming “a radical” like Abu-Jamal.

The Daily Signal previously reported on President Obama’s nomination of one of Abu-Jamal’s lawyers, Debo Adegbile, to head the Justice Department’s civil rights division. The Senate ultimately rejected Adegbile in a close vote that Obama called “a travesty.”