This edition: WNYC & APOLLO PRESENT DREAMS FOR NYC INSPIRED BY MLKTweet
Original tape date: January 18, 2015.
First aired: January 21, 2015.
Brian and Melissa Harris-Perry host a Martin Luther Luther King Day Celebration at the Appollo Theater in Harlem. Congressman Charles Rangel and other guests including scholars and community leaders discuss the civil right movement 50 years ago and its relevance today.
Dante Barry Executive Director, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice
Rita Bender Lawyer, teacher, activist
Majora Carter President, Majora Carter Group
Cassandra Freeman Actress
Melissa Harris-Perry Host, MSNBC's "Melissa Harris Perry"
Akemi Kochiyama Director of Development & Alumni Relations, Manhattan Country School
Janai Nelson Associate Director-Council, NAACP Legal Defense & Ed Fund
Darryl Pinckney Author & Contributor, NY Review of Books
Hon. Charles B. Rangel U.S. Representative, U.S. Congress (13th District)
Michael Skolnik President, GlobalGrind.com
Baratunde Thurston CEO/Co-Founder, Author, Cultivated Wit
Crystal Valentine 2015 NYC Youth Poet Laureate
Alyson Williams Recording Artist