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Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. : Remembering the Dream

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Today on Hard Knock, we’ll hear landmark speeches from American Civil Rights icon, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., along with interviews from two leading authors Gary Younge and Alice Walker.

Hard Knock Radio host Davey spoke with both authors and asked each to discuss King’s legacy and the significance of his activism. You’ll hear first from Alice Walker, American author and activist. She wrote the critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Walker has written several other literary gems, including The Temple of My Familiar and Possessing the Secret of Joy.

and also intertwined into today’s special you’ll hear from Gary Younge, a feature writer and columnist for the Guardian, is the author of No Place Like Home: A Black Briton’s Journey Through the American South, and The Speech: The Story Behind Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s Dream.

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