Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Most of us are probably familiar with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a Dream" speech.  But it was a speech that came very late in King's life that some say has particular relevance today.

Celia Jackson is the Director of the International and Intercultural Center at Alverno College. She says we ought to look closely at a sermon King gave at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., just a few days before he was assassinated.  

Marti Mikkelson

Monday is Martin Luther King Day. In honor of the slain civil rights leader, Americans – including in Milwaukee will celebrate his life and teachings.

One event here will feature a rally at a central city church, followed by a march to the King statue on Martin Luther King Drive. Local performance artists will take part. We caught up with one of them as he prepared.

Andre Lee Ellis sits in a leather chair in his loft apartment in Milwaukee’s central city. His t-shirt reads “Black Lives Matter” and a laptop computer rests on his knees.

LaToya Dennis

On this Monday, the U.S. honors civil rights leader Martin Luther King Junior.

Michelle Maternowski

Monday, the U.S. remembers the life and work of Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Junior. Last August, on the 50th anniversary of his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, we brought together a few Milwaukeeans to talk about the state of race relations here.

Michelle Maternowski

Community members talk about how the greater Milwaukee area is doing when it comes to reaching Martin Luther King’s goals.