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Black History Month special: MLK at UVA

On February 6, WTJU and the UVA Today radio program presented a Black History Month special featuring some of the participants in the University's 2012 Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. Stream the program below or download it in mp3 format.

Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking at Old Cabell HallHighlights include:
  • Excerpts from the keynote conversation between Professor Julian Bond and singer, actor, and activist Harry Belafonte
  • A talk with professor Corey D.B. Walker about former UVA bell-ringer Henry Martin and issues of historical representation
  • A discussion about the design of the National Museum of African American History and Culture with architect Philip Freelon
  • A look back at the Memphis sanitation workers' strike with lawyer and U.Va. alum Michael Cody
  • An interview with sociologist L'Heureux Lewis about the obligations of the current generation to continue King's work

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