Brian co-hosted WNYC's annual Martin Luther King Day celebration at the Apollo Theater yesterday. We'll play excerpts from special guests and take your calls as we mark King's legacy and the 50 years since the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. His co-moderator for "Hear Our Voices, Count Our Votes" was Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry, of MSNBC.
- Baratunde Thurston:comedian, author, and tech entrepreneur
- Dante Berry: deputy director of the Million Hoodies Movement for Justice
- Rita Bender: lawyer, teacher, activist
- Majora Carter: urban revitalization strategist
- Janai Nelson, associate director council of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund
- Daryl Pinckney: author
- Charles Rangel, U.S. congressman representing NY's 13th Congressional District
- Michael Skolnick: civil rights leader, political director to Russell Simmons
Special performances by Alyson Williams and Refining Faith.