KSUT MLK Day Programming
Join us Monday morning at 9 for three programs that honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Monday Morning Blend will be preempted for special programming, including King Stories, A Beautiful Symphony of Brotherhood, and a Global Village Dr. King Day Special.
Here are more details:
9:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.
King Stories is documentary of captivating stories told by close friends and associates of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Host Julian Bond, along with insiders—Ralph Abernathy, David Garrow, Dick Gregory, Mark Lane and Larry Williams—share rarely documented stories about the personal and private sides of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The original version of King Stories aired in 1989. Executive Producer Dorothy Green conducted the interviews in 1988. Ralph Abernathy, Larry Williams, and Julian Bond are now all deceased. This version of King Stories has been freshly edited by Green for 2016.
10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
A Beautiful Symphony of Brotherhood: A Musical Journey in the Life of MLK
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up listening to and singing church songs, and saw gospel and folk music as natural tools to further the civil rights movement. Host Terrance McKnight interweaves musical examples with Dr. King's own speeches and sermons to illustrate the powerful place that music held in his work; and examines how the musical community responded to and participated in Dr. King's cause.
11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Global Village Dr. King Day Special
Join us for a special edition of the weekly world music show Global Village. Host Chris Heim honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with songs dedicated to him and inspired by the Civil Rights Movement he led. Hear music by artists from around the globe, including the Staple Singers, the Neville Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Judy Mowatt, the Soweto Gospel Choir, and Toots & The Maytals.