Sally Holmes, Bourne, MA.
Kalie Marsicsno, Hanover, NH. I grew up with the misinformation that the civil rights movement had ended successfully, rather than learning that racism and systematic oppression still dominates our daily life.
Sarah Butler, Weymouth, MA. I am not blind to the similarities of then and now. A newspaper cover connected the past and present for me with the headline “Three Negros Shot in Cold Blood by Police”.
Yatzek Krzepicki Ashburn, VA The banality of evil is frequently cited in the context of the atrocities of the 21st century; the failure to witness and confront evil is our greatest failure as a people, and we risk complacency in the light of the constant vigilance justice demands of us.
Two Time Oscar Winning Sound Mixer Russell Williams II Reflects on Hollywood’s Crisis of invisibility As Hollywood struggles with its crisis of inclusion and invisibility, we sat down with two-time Academy Award Winning Sound mixer Russell Williams II to talk about the challenge of diversity in front of and behind the camera in the entertainment […]
Former Attorney General Eric Holder on how his career has been shaped by Dr King. Every January, WYNC commemorates the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special event at the Apollo theatre in Harlem featuring newsmakers, community leaders and artists who explore the life and legacy of the civil rights leader. As part […]