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Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute

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Monday, January 21, 2008

For Martin Luther King Day, it’s our annual one-minute readings about any ethnic group other than your own. Pay tribute to Dr. King with a selection of a poem, a novel, a history book, a memoir, a website, a magazine--anything at all – as long as it would take one minute to read it on the air. Plus, an in-depth look at Barack Obama’s record in the Senate and highlights from Embracing the Radical Martin Luther King, Jr.: Prophetic or Passé?.

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Advice for Barack Obama

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Listener Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Listeners give their one-minute readings on any ethnic group other than their own in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Interspersed with highlights from
Embracing the Radical Martin Luther King, Jr.: Prophetic or Passé?
Hear selections from yesterday's live event at Brooklyn Museum ...

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