Podcasts on Martin Luther King Jr.

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We Celebrate the REAL MLK Day

45:38 | Apr 5th, 2018

This week, we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death. While MLK’s birthday is celebrated on a national level, we spend time processing why his death holds a significant imp...Show More

KUT » In Black America

Remembering The Late Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ep. 6, 2017)

29:20 | Jan 16th, 2017

In Black America producer and host John. L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the 88th anniversary of his birth, featuring Dr. Kin, the late Coretta Scott...Show More


My Road Trips with Martin Luther King

18:28 | Jan 2nd, 2019

Tom Houck was just 19 years old when he was asked by Dr Martin Luther King's wife to be a driver for their family. It was 1965 and although Dr King had been awarded the Nobel peace prize the year befo...Show More

The Takeaway

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy, Fifty Years Later

42:38 | Apr 4th, 2018

April 4, 2018: 50 years ago today, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. King was in Memphis to support the city’s stri...Show More

WBEZ's Worldview

Martin Luther King Jr. on Foreign Policy and Inequality

50:01 | Apr 4th, 2018

On today's show: Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a sermon at New York’s Riverside Church 51 years ago on April 4th, 1967. It was called “Beyond Vietnam,” and it set the tone for Reverend King’s final...Show More

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke: The Reagan Years (1981-1988)

Martin Luther King Day

13:26 | Nov 11th, 1983

Rosa Parks' refusal to recognise segregation, the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955, and the passing of a bill to recognise Martin Luther King Jr Day as a national holiday.


Photographing Martin Luther King and His Family

09:37 | Aug 14th, 2018

In 1969 photo journalist Moneta Sleet became the first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize for journalism. He won for the black and white image of Coretta Scott King the widow of Martin Luther Ki...Show More

Professor Buzzkill: History 101

#254 - The Unknown Martin Luther King

40:17 | Apr 3rd, 2018

Martin Luther King did so much more for American society, and wanted so much more from the US government and US elite, than most people realize. Popular history has airbrushed out far too much about h...Show More

The New Yorker: Politics and More

#NeverAgain and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

18:16 | Mar 30th, 2018

Last week, in a coordinated effort by many grassroots groups, a series of protests against gun violence took place in communities around the world. Jelani Cobb joins Dorothy Wickenden to discuss how t...Show More

The Seattle Public Library - Programs & Events

'Strange Fruit' tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. - Part 1

40:31 | Feb 26th, 2007

The Seattle Public Library, jazz vocalist Mercedes Nicole and her band, and Seattle jazz guitarist Michael Powers for two performances of "Strange Fruit: A Nina Simone Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther Kin...Show More


#GoodTrouble ft. John Lewis

43:25 | Jan 15th, 2018

Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis & U.S. Senator Cory Booker talk about the struggle for equality and his integral role in helping bring about the end of segregation in the United States. Lewis is the...Show More

The Brian Lehrer Show

Cornel West Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

34:22 | Apr 4th, 2018

Cornel West, professor at Harvard University, author of books including Race Matters and Black Prophetic Fire and contributor to To Shape a New World: Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luth...Show More

Cold Call by Harvard Business School

Leadership Lessons from the Young Martin Luther King, Jr.

13:55 | Jan 11th, 2018

As the Montgomery Bus Boycott starts, the young Martin Luther King, Jr. faces challenges to his leadership goals, strategic vision, and personal and family safety. Professor Bill George discusses Dr. ...Show More

The Injustice System

Martin Luther King, Jr.

1:32:00 | Jan 17th, 2010

The opening is from a 3rd grade class about Martin Luther King. Martin Luther King's I Have a Dream Speach and a 1967 sermon But if Not Contact The Injustice System Blog Talk Radio Show Craz...Show More

Isn't That Spatial

ITS017: Martin Luther King Streets

14:29 | Jan 11th, 2018

Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we're exploring the geography of streets named after Martin Luther King Jr. and ...Show More

Mapping the African American Past (MAAP)

Hofstra University - Martin Luther King, Jr., speech

0:00 | Jan 21st, 2008

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Commencement Speech for Hofstra University. On June 13th 1965, Martin Luther King, Jr. was Hofstra University’s honoree and guest speaker. ...Show More

The Daily Signal Podcast

Ep. 182: Remembering Martin Luther King. Jr.

19:27 | Apr 4th, 2018

The Daily Signal's Jamie Jackson joins us today to discuss the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.--and the conversations Americans still need to have. Plus: "Fixer Upper" airs its last episode.

The Philosopher's Zone - Program podcast

Martin Luther King: political philosopher

25:02 | Apr 15th, 2018

We don’t routinely think of political figures as philosophers, but when but comes to Martin Luther King maybe we should. King was a deep thinker with a remarkably coherent vision of the moral life and...Show More


The day Martin Luther King Jr. died

07:03 | Apr 4th, 2018

Fifty years ago today, the civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down in Memphis. Riots broke out across the country, but in Indianapolis, there was peace.

Pick the Brain Podcast: Productivity | Motivation | Self Improvement | Health

"What's in Your Life's Blueprint?" - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

28:58 | Jul 26th, 2018

In this episode of the podcast Erin and Jeremy will be hearing and discussing a speech delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., leader of the American civil rights movement and one of the most influen...Show More

Beyond Belief

Martin Luther King

27:24 | Aug 26th, 2013

Beyond Belief debates the place of religion and faith in today's complex world. Ernie Rea is joined by a panel to discuss how religious beliefs and traditions affect our values and perspectives. Its ...Show More

Sofa King Podcast

Episode 163: Martin Luther King Jr: A True American Hero

1:25:08 | Jan 17th, 2017

On this Sofa King Podcast, we discuss the life and the amazing impact that Dr. Martin Luther King Junior had on America and the world. This man, best known for his advocating of non-violence as part o...Show More

The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018

2:43:10 | Jan 15th, 2018

Dr. King’s first tv “interview” from the show "The Open Mind – The New Negro" in 1957, hosted by Professor Richard D. Hefner. Beyond Vietnam, delivered on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church in New York...Show More

The Generation Why Podcast

Martin Luther King Assassination – 23 – Generation Why

46:02 | Apr 22nd, 2013

Martin Luther King Assassination. We discuss the Martin Luther King Jr. assassination and the conspiracies surrounding it. Was Dr. King killed by his own government who didn’t care for his messages of...Show More

Those Conspiracy Guys

Martin Luther King Jr

5:11:51 | Feb 28th, 2018

MAIN EPISODE On this episode of Those Conspiracy Guys we all jump on the freedom ride to truth town dodging hoses of lies and misdirection and the snarling hounds of bigotry as we discuss one of th...Show More