Say It Plain: A Century of African American Oratory

Saturday, February 27, 2010 9pm Producer: American RadioWorks Listen Again When the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech is broadcast each February to mark Black History Month, the magnetic cadence of his words is almost impossible to resist. Like black speakers before and after him, King testified to how America betrayed […]

The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

With the election of the first African-American President of the United States, it was natural to reflect on those civil rights pioneers who came before him. What would late leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr. think of where we are today? So on the eve of Obama’s inauguration, we’ll take a look at the legacy Dr. King left behind. Listen to the Show