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Retracing The Path from Selma to Montgomery

Monday, March 09, 2015

BBC North America Correspondent Aleem Maqbool retraced the the steps of those activists 50 years ago by walking from from Selma to Montgomery alongside one of the original marchers.

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Movies on the Radio

Civil Rights on the Silver Screen

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Tonight at 9 pm, David Garland presents the stirring score by pianist/composer Jason Moran for the new film about Dr. King, "Selma."

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Selma's 'Timeliness and Timelessness'

Friday, January 16, 2015

For copyright reasons, 'Selma' doesn't use MLK's exact words or speeches. So we asked a movie critic and a historian about how the film handles present and past context.

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On Being

John Lewis — The Art & Discipline of Nonviolence [remix]

Thursday, January 15, 2015

We take in the extraordinary wisdom of Congressman John Lewis, on what happened in Selma on Bloody Sunday and beyond — and how it might inform our common life today.

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On Being

[Unedited] John Lewis with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 15, 2015

We take in the extraordinary wisdom of Congressman John Lewis, on what happened in Selma on Bloody Sunday and beyond — and how it might inform our common life today.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Expensive Speech Edition

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic Selma, the culture of protest in today's internet world, and Merriam Webster's updated online edition with Slate writer Stefan Fatsis.

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On Being

John Lewis — The Art & Discipline of Nonviolence

Thursday, March 28, 2013

The civil rights movement John Lewis helped animate was -- as he tells it -- love in action. He opens up the art and the discipline that made nonviolence work then -- and that he offers up for our common life even today.

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On Being

[Unedited] John Lewis with Krista Tippett

Thursday, March 28, 2013

The civil rights movement John Lewis helped animate was -- as he tells it -- love in action. He opens up the art and the discipline that made nonviolence work then -- and that he offers up for our common life even today.

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It's A Free Country ®

Solidarity Between Immigrants, Civil Rights Marchers After Ala. HB 56 Ruling

Friday, March 09, 2012

In a show of solidarity between the African American and Latino communities, immigrant rights and opposition to HB 56 are focal points of this year’s march in Alabama.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Remembering Selma From Super Tuesday to Bloody Sunday

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

As every year, the 2012 Selma march follows the route John Lewis took with Dr. King and other pioneers of the civil rights movement. Instead of watching the horse race of election cycles, perhaps March 7 would be better spent reflecting on our collective conscience.

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Studio 360

About that "Negro dialect"...

Monday, January 11, 2010

Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is in political hot water this week for past remarks he made about President Obama's race. According to the new book Game Change, Reid encouraged Obama's run for the White House, in part, because he was “light-skinned” and had “no Negro dialect, ...

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