Today is the official celebration of the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr., who was born on January 15, 1929. Over the course of today, you will hear many people talking about King’s legacy, including Milwaukee’s Valerie Daniels-Carter speaking from the state capitol and former U.S. Commission on Civil Rights chair Mary Frances Berry at […]
A recording of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s acceptance speech at nobel peace prize ceremony.
From Marks, Mississippi to Madison Carolyn Stanford-Taylor is a long-time educator — she was with the Madison Metropolitan School District for 21 years (10 years as a middle school teacher and 11 years as a Principal), and has been Assistant State Superintendent with the Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction for the past 15 years. The […]
This year will be the 36th annual State of Wisconsin commemoration of the birth of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – the oldest state commemoration in the U.S. – and WORT community radio, in cooperation with Wisconsin Public Radio and TV, will broadcast the ceremony live from the Capitol Rotunda at 12noon in […]
On MLK Day, we hear from the man himself — Martin Luther King, Jr. in his last speech from Memphis 1968.
The annual Martin Luther King Day celebration is fast approaching. Not so fast that you don’t have time to join the choir. Community choir director Lee Stanley tells us how you can sing for MLK.