2-Hour Special: The Relevance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In Today’s World

MLK Jr. (Credit: Biography.com)January 18, 2015 – Two Hour Special

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we feature a special 2-hour conversation on the Rev. Dr. King’s relevancy to this moment: From the 2016 election to community organizing in Baltimore.
Our first panel of guests includes: Dedrick Muhammad, Director of the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative of CFED; Dorcas Gilmore, attorney and consultant focused on community economic development and race equity issues; and Charly Carter, Director of Maryland Working Families.
On our second panel of guests we feature: Makayla Gilliam-Price, Founder of City Bloc and Assata’s Syllabus; Betty Robinson, former member of SNCC and member of Baltimore Standing Up For Racial Justice; Molly Amster of Jews United for Justice; and John Comer, Lead Organizer for Maryland Communities United.

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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