#1158 What America refuses to remember about Martin Luther King Jr.

Air Date: 1–16-2018

Today we take a look at the legacy of Martin Luther King that some people prefer to forget and most people never learned about. In fact, it is likely his forgotten opinions that got him killed rather than his calls for racial equality.

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: MLK What They Won't Teach In School Part 1 - News Beat (@USNewsBeat) - Air Date 1-8-18

Ch. 3: Song 1: N/A

Ch. 4: Act 2: Understanding Beyond Vietnam - Intercepted (@intercepted) - Air Date 4-5-17

Ch. 5: Song 2:  The Envelope - Aeronaut

Ch. 6: Act 3: The MLK you don't see on TV - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 1-20-17

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Vengeful - Warmbody

Ch. 8: Act 4: MLK What They Won't Teach In School Part 2 - News Beat (@USNewsBeat) - Air Date 1-8-18

Ch. 9: Song 4:  N/A

Ch. 10: Act 5: Invoking King when it's convenient, ignoring what we don't like - Intercepted (@intercepted) - Air Date 4-5-17

Ch. 11: Song 5:  Celestial Navigation - Aeronaut

Ch. 12: Act 6: Understanding the response to the Beyond Vietnam speech - Start Making Sense from @TheNation - Air Date 1-13-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: Santre - K2

Ch. 14: Act 7: A Dream Remembered? How we came to revere MLK - @Making_Contact - Air Date 1-17-17

Ch. 15: Final comments on the revival of the Poor People’s Campaign

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Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions



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Artist creates "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" memes to stop people from whitewashing MLK (Mic)

Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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