This edition: "Race & Privilege: Exploring Martin Luther King's Two Americas" at the Apollo Theatre hosted by Brian LehrerTweet
Original tape date: January 17, 2016.
First aired: January 20, 2016.
Highlights from the Sunday, Jan. 17 Apollo Theatre event, “Race & Privilege: Exploring Martin Luther King’s Two Americas,” with WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning host Brian Lehrer and Jami Floyd, local host of WNYC’s “All Things Considered.” As part of the Apollo’s Uptown Hall series, Lehrer and Floyd moderate an open and honest discussion on disparity in America, looking at the persistence of institutional racism, as well as how individuals can combat racism everyday on multiple fronts. Among the many guests are Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Jose Antonio Vargas and Taylor Branch.