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… Continue reading Say It Plain: A Century of African American Oratory

King's Last March

Saturday, February 27, 2010 8pm Producer: American RadioWorks Listen again “King’s Last March” traces the final year of King’s life. It was one of the most challenging and controversial chapters of the civil rights leader’s career, yet it has not been the focus of significant public attention. For many, the image of King is of… Continue reading King's Last March

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