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Martin Luther King Jr.

1/17/16: Race and Privilege: Exploring MLK’s Two Americas

WNYC and the Apollo Theater present the 10th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, “Race and Privilege: Exploring MLK’s Two Americas”, in partnership with the March on Washington Film Festival. WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning host Brian Lehrer and Jami Floyd, local host of WNYC’s All…

A J Sidransky - De-Segregation - New York City

Black History Month In Brief: Power Lunch

BY A J Sidransky (@AJSidransky) In 1967 NYC schools were desegregated. In those years that meant black kids were bussed to an all white school, not the other way around. One of these kids was assigned to my fourth…

Black History Month In Brief: The Meaning of Freedom

BY A J Sidransky (@AJSidransky) I have had the distinct pleasure to meet and speak with Athelstein Sullivan Parrish known to her friends and family as “Mama T” who will be 100 years old this month and who was…

WNYC & The Apollo present Dreams for NYC Inspired by MLK

WNYC & The Apollo present Dreams for NYC Inspired by MLK

WNYC’s Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration goes uptown to the historic Apollo Theater Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 3 pm. Presented as part of the Apollo Uptown Hall series, this year’s event explores the immediate future of…