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Remembering the life and legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Martin Luther King Jr. statue is pictured on Jan. 12, 2023, at the University of Texas at Austin.
Michael Minasi
KUT News
Martin Luther King Jr. was an instrumental activist who led the civil rights movement in the United States. He is known for the March on Washington and his "I Have a Dream" speech.

On this edition of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson Jr. presents a tribute to the life and legacy of the late Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the 95th anniversary of his birth. The episode features excerpts from King's addresses and commentary from Andrew Young, Rev. Jesse Jackson, former President Barack Obama, the late Robert F. Kennedy, and the late D’ Army Bailey.

John L. Hanson is the producer and host of the nationally syndicated radio series In Black America. It’s heard on home station KUT at 10 p.m. Tuesdays and 6:30 a.m. Sundays — and weekly on close to 20 stations across the country. The weekly podcast of IBA, the only nationally broadcast Black-oriented public affairs radio program, is one of KUT’s most popular podcasts.
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