Welcome, to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. I’m Glen Ford, along with my co-host, Nellie Bailey. Coming up: It’s been almost 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King broke with a Democratic President over the Vietnam War, but talking peace is still politically risky; and, whether you want to reform the U.S. prison system, or abolish it altogether, you’ll want to be in Washington on August 19, for the Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March.
Beatty commemorated Dr. Martin Luther King and read some passages from his 1964 I HAVE A DREAM Speech. What kinds of ACTION are we all prepared to take to help create a more just society?
We commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (he would have been 88 years old on his actual birthday, Jan. 15, 1929) with his own words.
Martin Luther King Jr day – the importance and urgency of MLK’s message today
Public interest attorney Dr. Bill Pepper will be our guest to look back at the legacy of Martin Luther King, his vision of a socially equitable democracy, and the relevancy of nonviolent protest in the 21st Century and the era of Trump.