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The Righteous Love — And Righteous Anger — Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.49:48
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shakes his fist during a speech in Selma, Ala., Feb. 12, 1965. (Horace Cort/AP)
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shakes his fist during a speech in Selma, Ala., Feb. 12, 1965. (Horace Cort/AP)

Here's the Radio Boston rundown for Jan. 20. Tiziana Dearing is our host.

  • WBUR's Simon Rios fills us in on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast Monday morning, where Rep. Ayanna Pressley and Gov. Charlie Baker spoke.
  • Wellesley College's Kellie Carter Jackson and Harvard's Brandon Terry break down King's teachings of righteous love and righteous anger and how relevant they still are for Americans more than 50 years after King's death.
  • ESPN senior writer Howard Bryant speaks to us about his new collection of essays, "Full Dissidence: Notes From An Uneven Playing Field," about the state of Black America under the Trump administration.
  • WBUR's Paris Alston reports on the now-closed Ivyee’s "Everything Honey," the first business in the North End owned by a person of color.

This program aired on January 20, 2020.

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