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Martin Luther King, Jr. Fortnite New Game: I Have a Dream Speech
"Epic games the company the developers behind fortnight have done something kind of interesting it also kind of ties into what i cover for npr. So i thought it was really interesting. It is as we pointed out in the last segment. It's the anniversary of the march on washington. And dr king's i have a dream speech and they've worked with time studios in time magazine to create this experience called march through time. Players can be teleported to what they're calling. Dc sixty three which is like this kind of a reimagined alternate universe. Washington dc built by users. And you can actually take your character and traveled to the lincoln memorial and the national mall. And here recordings of dr king. Giving the i have a dream speech. There are also like many games that you can do. Yes are you doing the usual fortnight stuff while you're there like my question. This is my question to an eye full disclosure. I have not gotten a check out this experience myself yet but a really smart gaming journalist. I follow erin ashley. Simon actually did you can find on twitter. She put up a four minute. Video of what people are doing. And yeah there's some of the emotes as they call them of people dancing and things like that but you can also hold up signs at the rally. There are collaborative experiences. That are sort of educational. There were puzzles. So yes some of the traditional fortnight stick. But there's also kind of a learning angle here too. I see people describing it as like an interactive online museum.
Professor Paul Kengor and Mark Levin Share the Same Analysis of 'Marxism'
"Professor. Congress is precisely only a fool a Marxist forward, try to refashion the centerpiece of all man's humanity, the alpha and the omega around something like class for Karl Marx or race for the modern CRT advocates. What could be more demeaning. What could be so contrary to Judeo Christian values? That's what Marxism does, from its classical form to its modern American forms were less Children of God than products of class, race and gender. Here live in quotes the very worst of them. Richard Delgado jeans Stefan Sick and D a N D. Angelo for whom races everywhere and everything as his racism. As the antidote to this dehumanizing world. You live in quotes Dr Wyatt T. Walker, who was very close to representative Excuse me to Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. And in his essay in 2015 when he wrote was Steve Kalinsky. Steve Kalinsky. Walker stated. Today. Too many remedies such as critical race theory, the increasingly fashionable post Marxist postmodernists approach. It analyzes society has institutional group power structures. Rather than on spiritual or 1 to 1 human level are taking us in the wrong direction. Separating even schoolchildren into explicit racial groups. And emphasizing differences instead of similarities. Unlike Dr King's vision of judging people by the content of their character, rather than the color of their skin. Walkers. Views of civil rights were rightly based on religious values, humanism, not Marxism and critical race theory. The roots of critical race theory are planted in entirely different intellectual soil. Walker out Begins with blocks with each person assigned to an identity or economic bloc, as in Marxism. Yes, says percent Professor as in Marxism. That is an Americanism. That's what Mark Levin understands so well, especially given previous works of his such as rediscovering Americanism. American marks and is quintessentially UN American. People in America professing this noxious junk, maybe Americans in terms of citizenship. With all the rights and liberties and protections afforded thereof. But they are not Americans the way the founders of this country envisioned. America is less a place that an idea, said Ronald Reagan. It is indeed The ideas of America as it was formed by the direct antithesis of the ideas. A car marks. And his perverse heirs who today pushed their insidious new forms of American Marxism. Especially at our awful universities. And what Mark Levin shows above all is how un American American Marxism really
How Billy Graham Stood Against Segregation
"Greg laurie. You said to me before we came on the air. that billy. Graham was very very ahead of his with race relations. Talk about that because a lot of people don't know the history i mean. I've tried to write in a couple of my books. william wilberforce An amazing grace and others that when you really believe what the bible says you you cannot be racist but a lot of people didn't live that out but billy graham did at a time when it was very very divisive in difficult in the country. Talk about that. Yeah well he was. The son of the south he was from north carolina raised in charlotte. And of course we know that there was there was a lot of racial division and all of the nation but especially there but as billy begin as crusades people wanted to hold segregated meets not letting black people into the meeting until the white people were. Billy said i will not speak to in a segregated meeting. I want an immigration and our meetings and they refused any literally came down and took down the little ropes and things that were dividing the crowds and he got some people upset with him but he also when he was really at the peak of his popularity had martin. Luther king do an opening prayer at the medicine square garden that was highly controversial. A because king was was not you know. He was not popular with a lot of people in the south of for ability to allow king. That role was ignificant people have. I watched a documentary on. Pbs the other. Day about billy graham. It was just recently done. They got so many things. Wrong historically factually and one of the things they pointed out was sort of like billy missed his opportunity during the civil rights movement and that is so untrue because even he and dr king agreed that the best way that he could help is by using his influence in his crusades is. Dr king was out on the streets and they were doing their peaceful protests and marches and rosa parks. And some of the other others. Billy misery supportive of this but they built. They were more effective in their spheres of influence. And in fact. Billy was a real innovator at that time and i thought that documentary was not accurate as they reported and spent a lot of time reporting that part of his
"dr. king" Discussed on Rush Limbaugh Morning Update
"Dr king One of his most famous passages was that he hoped that his kids someday would grow up in a country. Where the i'm paraphrasing. Content of their character was the single greatest determining factor by the kind of people they were rather than the color of their skin Dr king and i. I have no problem saying this. Dr king would not recognize the modern iteration of the democrat party. He he did believe in nonviolent he he he might have had political motivation now and then played down towards the race card but that was not who he was it was not the defining thing about dr king and i so much is being done in his name that he never supported. I think he would be shocked. Probably is but it's kind of like saying this. Jfk j. f. k. would not be welcomed into the democrat party day gift k. Believe in tax cuts for example and a whole lot of other conservative economic principles. And yet all of these things that the democrat party supposedly believes that are being done in the name of people jfk. But more importantly dr king. And i'm telling you. Dr king would not recognize the democrat party today. And i have no compunction saying he wouldn't want any part of it or a large part of it..
DraftKings Stock Falls After Hindenburg Research Reveals Short Position
"And shares of online betting company Draftkings are tumbling. After Hindenburg research revealed that it had a short position against the stock. The firm is concerned about draftkings valuation and alleged involvement in questionable gambling activity. By SB Tech, which Dr King's merge
Virtual 2021 Sundance Film Festival opens on a screen very near you
"City, Utah. And because of the pandemic, thousands of film lovers will go to premieres, panels and parties, mostly online. NPR's Mandali Del Barco has this preview. This year's Sundance opens with the premier of the documentary, Summer of Soul or when the Revolution could not be televised. Director Amir Thompson, known as the Musician. Quest, Love presents footage of the 1969 Harlem cultural Festival that has never been seen since. Pressure's lower. Take My hand was Dr King's favorite zone and Sistema Hey, you're Jackson was my idol. She was my hero. I love this. So much listening to singer Mavis Staples praising my Hayley and Jackson is just one highlight of the film. In a normal year. There'd be long lines of festivalgoers standing in the snow to get into theaters to watch. This year films will be screened virtually through especially built online platform, says the festival's new director, Tabatha Jackson. The global pandemic hit And we realized that we had to re imagine everything. Jackson says her team wanted to create a wafer, filmgoers and filmmakers to gather will be able to chat with each other in virtual waiting rooms. Then watch film premieres together before asking questions of the casts and crews, and that's to preserve the energy and the excitement on the buzz and the conversation. In that moment, as we are confined in our Safe spaces. This is an opportunity to go out into the world and be taken around the world by some of these films as an international festival dedicated to independent filmmaking, the Sundance Community prides itself on being a bit scrappy. We're excited. I think this feels like a grand experiment, so people who are they couldn't afford it or couldn't make the journey. Couldn't navigate the icy streets of Park City can now come to Sundance. We're bringing Sundance to them. This year, Half the films at Sundance were directed by people of color as well as by women. Many were shot or finished during the pandemic lockdown. There's even one titled In the same breath about how covert 19 began in Wuhan, China. Many of the doctors said these hospitals must have known this new virus was spreading between people, but they were afraid to say so for fear of punishment from the government. Among the feature films to watch for is Koda, about a hearing girl whose family is deaf, also sons of monarchs, about a Mexican biologist and flee and animated film about an Afghan refugee. Other highlights included documentary about choreographer Alvin Ailey and another about the life and career of actress Rita Moreno. Life can be pressing America what was different about Anita and with side stories that she was a girl who respected herself. Who had a certain amount of dignity. Actually, she became my role model. The festival will also include online panels, meetups concerts and parties, many of them free. There will be virtual spaces for black and Latin. Next creators, and Jackson says festival goers can participate in the new frontier program using Webcams or virtual reality headsets from home, you Congar! Oh, in as an avatar, you can wonder around this incredible space garden. Go to parties, which are where people are going to gather to talk about films. We felt a cinema house in this virtual environment, and there's an extraordinary gallery off new work. The reason I'm so excited about it is because it really is an unusual space in which we can still come together and socialize, and it doesn't feel anything like Zoom. Sundance is also partner with art House cinemas around the country to present some in person events, including at drive in theaters. Manda Little Barco. NPR news.
In open letter to Dr. King, Stevie Wonder calls for equality
"Singer songwriter Stevie Wonder releases an open letter to Dr Martin Luther King Jr on The holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader in the video, wonder laments the lack of progress against racism. In this 36 years since the holiday became a reality, it makes me physically sick. I am sick of politicians try to find in the easy solution to a 400 year. Problem Wonder once the new administration to form a Truth commission to find solutions and recommendations for
‘The Embrace’: Boston Looks Ahead To MLK Memorial As Monuments Come Down Across US
"Push to get a memorial to Dr King here in Boston, as well as to his wife, Coretta Scott King in the city where they met is finally moving forward. After years of planning, a memorial in Boston is edging closer to becoming reality. The statue called the Embrace will honor Dr King and his wife, Coretta Scott, where the couple met and study together. Back in the 19 fifties work on the $9.5 Million.22 foot high bronze sculpture showing four arms embracing his ex Actually to begin in March. It will be installed on Boston common near the site of a 1965 rally and March, led by Martin Luther King Junior who would have turned 92 years old on Friday.
"dr. king" Discussed on Newsradio 700 WLW
"Honor. Dr King around the time of his birthday began days after his assassination in Memphis in 1968. After years of petitioning and mounting public pressure, the U. S House finally passed the holiday legislation in August. 1983. With President Reagan signing it into law. Two months later, Dr King is the only American. Besides George Washington have a national holiday designated for his birthday, now the latest traffic and weather together. From the you now, above latest forecast from the train heating and cooling weather Center on news radio 700 wlw Tonight Snow showers Develop and about a half an inch falls by daybreak. A lower 29 for tomorrow, a chance a light snow early, the gradual clearing a high of 36. At night. Fair skies and lower 27 from your severe weather station. I'm nine first warning. Chief meteorologist Steve Raleigh News Radio 700 WLW. And radar is currently showing a cloudy skies. The snow showers have moved out of the area. Our current temperature is at 30. 2 31 degrees. Let's get you that traffic update from Rob from the U. C. Health Traffic Center at U C health. Our clinical research and scientific discoveries allow us to offer new treatment for epilepsy patients learn more at U C, health dot com slash epilepsy While you're highways are in great shape for you right home this evening, no accidents or delays 75 71 both directions between downtown and to 75. You make it 16 minutes. Crews that work on an accident on Blue Rock Road south of 2 75. I'm Rob Williams with traffic on news radio 700 WLW went to weather advisory in effect for our counties in northern Kentucky and Dearborn, Ohio. In Switzerland, counties in South East Indiana, beginning at midnight until noon Tuesday. An inch of snow is possible that could cause some slippery road conditions during the morning commute. Coming to the homicide investigation underway after a man was found dead from a puncture wound. Police Sunday night responded to residents on Wheeler Avenue, where.
When the FBI Spied on Martin Luther King Jr.
"A new documentary out today called. Mlk fbi which traces the ways in which the fbi was surveilling. Martin luther king junior towards the end of his life as well as other black activists in an attempt to tamp down the civil rights movements directed by legendary filmmaker sam pollard. This documentary is based on a nineteen eighty one book by historian david garrow as well as documents released by the national archives in two thousand seventeen and two thousand eighteen quoting the atlantic. Mlk fbi arrows attempts to stifle the civil rights movement through coordinated efforts to spy on king with the hope of discrediting his righteous public image with king as with many black activists since the beginning of the twentieth century. The fbi surveillance wasn't an isolated obsession. It was part of a long running effort to keep black americans from acquiring institutional power. Pohlad told me the film traces. Exactly how the surveillance of king started how it was conducted and the effects it had on his life end quote using tons of archival footage and interviews with firsthand witnesses. The film illustrates how. Fbi's surveillance of black americans began as part of fbi director. Jaeger hoover's obsession with rooting out. Communism believing black people to be more susceptible to political manipulation as their efforts became more focused specifically on martin luther king junior and his growing influence. The fbi sought to expose his extramarital affairs as a way of discrediting him to the public and his followers but director sample are noted to npr's fresh air quote would hoover didn't bank on was back in the sixties. The press did not take the bait. They didn't reveal the personal lives of these public figures. They didn't do with john kennedy. They didn't do with others and they didn't do it. With dr king and quotes and while this documentary serves as a needed reminder. That martin luther king junior was not universally revered in his time there could be wearing that paints too negative a picture of him by including personal details like the affairs he had producer. Benjamin heddon said a our approach however quote he wouldn't be d- mythology someone he would simply be portraying him with responsibility and sympathy the way he would subject in his documentaries who was not known to the wider public and quotes and hannah georgia's said in the atlantic quote. Mlk fbi offers an important corrective to prevailing myths about king and his principles of nonviolent resistance. Which were not in fact. Widely embraced as my colleague. Van newkirk wrote in two thousand eighteen hostility toward the civil rights. Movement turned into a cherry. Pick celebration of the revolutions victories over segregation in over easily caricatured gap toothed bigots in the south and quotes and continuing georgia's. The reality was that opposition to king into the racial progress. He symbolized was restricted by region or by political affiliation diplomats and republicans alike had turned against king by his later years especially after he voiced objection to the vietnam war. It's impossible to separate the fbi's decades long commitment to tracking black activists from its relative failure to address the credible threats posed by white nationalists including those that surfaced with last week's deadly attack on the capital the fbi surveilling king and using dubious reasoning to do so isn't altogether shocking for much of the country's history sabotaging black rebellion by any means necessary has been integral to preserving white political power. The new and still contested development is finally accepting black people as active participants in american democracy and quotes.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy
"Today is Martin Luther King Day a day when we look back on Dr King's commitment to nonviolent civil disobedience to advance civil rights and reflect on his famous 1963 speech delivered here in D, C. I have a dream. A little Children. One day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin. But by the content of their character, I agree. Following last year's death of a black man, George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer and this month's deadly attack on the U. S Capitol by supporters of President Trump include including far right extremists. Is Dr King's dream still alive? Well, joining us now to talk about that Maya King with politico who covers politics, race and campaigns. My It's always good to talk to you. Thank you so much for joining us today. Hi. Thanks for having me. What might Dr King think of the protests going on today? How far have we really come on racial issues as we mark his birthday. I think it's king were alive today he would be able to draw a number of parallels between his time in his experience and activism and what we've seen really over the past 12 months, with massive protests and civil disobedience, calling out Systemic racism and police violence on But of course, the current threat that we face of violence largely led by white supremacist groups, who have felt largely emboldened by a number of Government leaders of these are things that Martin Luther King also warned us against, and said that you know if America really did continue to try to advance on the platform or legacy of racism and racial terror. That that could cause issues for more than just racial minorities. But the broader community that we see across this country and I think that's especially evident, of course, looking at just how tight security is around Wednesday's inauguration.
Indiana Attorneys Offer Free Legal Counsel as Tribute to Dr. King
"In the spirit of martin luther king junior's messages of equality and justice indiana's legal community is offering free legal counsel today to those in need kelsey kotnik with the indiana state bar association. There's so many hoosiers who are needing help because of the pandemic has just made everything worse for so many people and the entire indian illegal system has kind of come together to make sure that hoosiers can get the legal help that they need. But there's such a demand. The indiana bar has hosted. Its talk to a lawyer today. Program for nearly twenty years. As an annual tribute to dr
"dr. king" Discussed on KSFO-AM
"Second time's A charm. Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit has reached space eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air launched rocket system failed, the company says a 70 ft Long rocket released from beneath the wing of a Boeing 7 47 aircraft off the coast of Southern California reached orbit on Sunday. The rocket carried a cluster of very small satellites developed as part of a NASA educational program involving U. S. Universities also knew Tonight In Beaumont, Texas. Community leaders are finding a way to celebrate Martin Luther King Day despite the ongoing Corona virus pandemic for the past 20 years. Judge Ransom Deuce Jones has organized a Martin Luther King Jr parade in Beaumont. But this year it was canceled due to the cove in 19 pandemic. Still, community members came together and found another way to commemorate Dr King's legacy gathering adds Brought spark to ride a TVs. Judge Jones says recent events of political unrest and violent protests at the nation. Capital make celebrating Dr King's legacy or important recent of this just shows us everything that Dr King preached. These things are coming to pass. We just need to get together as citizens and try to heal, and organizers say their hope is that celebrating a man who helped change the world through peaceful protest will be a reminder of what is possible. Fox for Beaumont, Joy Addison and in sports. The Kansas City Chiefs going to the A F C championship game for a third consecutive year, the chief's defeating the Cleveland Browns. In there a F C divisional game on Sunday 22 to 17. Despite winning. The Chiefs are looking at the condition of quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who was taken out of the game after suffering a concussion. And the third quarter sound courtesy of CBS That is called said they were gonna park in little short. Oh,.
The Fight for Civil Rights and Freedom
"This is such a great honor for me to be in this room with you to have this conversation. I can't tell you what it means to me to have this opportunity. You represent something so precious to so many of us not just wanted to start by thanking you for that for your willingness to wrap your arms around people may and to make me think that it's possible to do difficult things important things and i just want to start by asking you to talk a little bit about that experience. Growing up in rural alabama and the black belt of america and how that cultivated the spirit that shaped your life and your vision. You used to have to pick cotton on your family's farm while usa fuss as a young child complaint. Why this to. Emma motherless. Avoid so many things we can do. She's to his hard work with. What are we going to do. We have to make a living. But i was hoping in prynne. What a day. When people wouldn't have to work so hard in hot sun she was hoping also the thing would be better much better for us as a as a people and for my family my mother She was always thinking ahead. Did we get up early and going pick as which climb as we could. We get more money. 'cause she knew declining would be heavier. Coulda do we own it so it was weighed. Miami will be increased. Your mother sounds really strategic my New mother one day. She came across a little newspaper in downtown short. That says something about the school in nashville tennessee. That blanks students could attend. She encouraged apply for that. Even though that met you'd be leaving. The house should be leaving the farm. You would not be contributing that that extra labour will out was willing to go to try to do what mine. We'll call during better yet to get an education but in the beginning i wanted to choice state you wanted to. To desegregate. estate submit an application. High school transcript and never heard from the school saw. I wrote a letter to dr king at india. my mother. My father enema sisters brothers in an teachers told him i needed his help. He wrote me back. iran Around bus ticket invited me to come to montgomery to meet with. You can never ever forget it. You knew about dr king even before the boycott you'd heard his sermon The apostle paul preaches to american christians. It's the speech she gives to. All the people in montgomery four days after rosa parks has been arrested by at the end of the speech. He says one day they're going to tell a story about a group of people in montgomery alabama and then he says a black people who stood up for their rights and they stood for their rights. The whole world changed and you had an immediate response to that call to action. The message really appeal to me. Yeah it was sort of a social gospel message. I wanted to do what. I could make things better coinc- something that is not variety of just you have to assess something you have to do. Something was like a fine burning up in your bom and you cannot be silenced. My mother was said to me. Boy don't get in trouble. Don't get in trouble. you can get hurt. You can get killed. Dr king and rosa eating nixon and others that are read about done it time and later met in spine. Rena get when the trouble necessary trouble. And i've been getting in trouble. Ila sems- the citizens to freed awry. You went to nashville mcgann. The work of leaning nonviolence winded nonviolence become an essential part of your worldview in the theology and the activism that you wanted to create grown up wanted to be minister. I felt that dr king was saying in his speeches in keeping of jesus so readily accepted the saadia nonviolence. The philosophy disappoint a nonviolent. We talked to respect the dignity in the worst of every human being
Jon Ossoff and the movement energy hes tapping in Georgia
"John asa. Thanks so much. For coming on the podcast. Thank you so much. Jonathan grade the bigger right so you just started a bus tour a six day bus tour. If i remember right where are you going. And what kind of reception have you been. Been getting because it's been a one day already so far. Yesterday we were out in in madison and augusta and we will be hitting not just every major city but Several dozen small towns will be very visible in rural georgia. And this is the health jobs and justice bus tour across the state in the program that we are encouraging folks to get out and vote to support is one that ensures every georgian has great healthcare that we invest in economic recovery and job creation infrastructure clean energy and that we passed major criminal justice reform at a new civil rights act and that is galvanizing our coalition. There is movement like energy in georgia. Right now and as. You've heard me talk about jonathan. The situation in georgia is unusual. Because you've got a young jewish son of an immigrant running alongside a black preacher. This is not how democrats have been running in the south for the last couple of decades of talk more about that. Because i've heard you say that in television interviews Mostly in television interviews. And you know you both. You and reverend warnock who. You're talking about another person. Who's been on the podcast of your both sons of the south but for you in particular you were born and raised in georgia. As you just said you jewish-american and for a lot of people. The south has not been hospitable to african americans or jewish-americans. Talk talk about your your Your childhood your upbringing a did you endure wild antisemitism there in georgia not wild anti semitism up but it's something that pops up from time to time in the life of any jewish person. I think that. Because i don't wear a keep up right a yarmulke because i'm not outwardly. Observant I would not attract the same sort of over a of anti-semitism might who's judaism is more apparent externally or as a black person might in the south. But i think that when i inflict on my childhood so i was bar mitzvah at the temple which is a a reform synagogue in atlanta and one of the interesting things about the history of the temple is that it was nineteen fifty seven when dr king established the elsie in atlanta and it was nineteen fifty eight when the temple was bombed and from the late nineteen fifties through the civil rights movement of the early and mid nineteen sixties and all the way through the present day there has been an alliance between blacks and jews in georgia and when i first sat down to have a meal with congressman john lewis because my first ever exposure to anything like public service was working as a very very young man in his office where he wanted to talk to me. You were in high school. That's why it's had very very young man that exactly. I mean we ever had for about ninety minutes. He wanted to talk about that alliance. He wanted to talk about how he marched. Alongside rabbis and jewish activists. Here was a young jewish man in his office. He wanted to talk about the necessity of nurturing and strengthening that alliance and not taking for granted that that would happen on. Its own and so i- i reflect often as you've heard me reflect about how he is looking down on us right now in georgia smiling.
Georgia Senate debates make headlines ahead of runoff
"Voting in georgia for the january senate elections begins one week from today. On december fourteenth debates for both georgia's senate races were held last night in atlanta. Here's republican senator. Kelly leffler and democrat reverend raphael warnock. My question is a pretty simple. Yes or no. Senator leffler did donald trump lose a recent presidential election. President trump has every right to use every legal recourse available in our own state. We've seen time and again that we have investigations that need to be completed. The trump campaign has filed fifty three frivolous lawsuits claiming election fraud courts. Actually the lawsuits did not ever claim fraud. Not in a single one of those losses. Did they claim fraud. Once they got in a court courts found zero instances fraud that includes one case. George that was dismissed today by a federal judge appointed by president. George w bush drudges republican. Senator david perdue who is facing allegations of insider trading. Just refuse to show up to debate as challenger don crat jon ossoff who appeared next to an empty lecture. My message for the people of our state at this moment of crisis is your senator feels entitled to your vote. Your senator is refusing to answer questions and debate his opponent because he believes he shouldn't have to. He believes this senate seat belongs to him. The senate seat belongs to the people today. John also held a campaign event in lilburn georgia. Imagine being a. us. Senator afraid of answering questions in public for fear that he might incriminate himself at a moment. Like this when people are hurting joining us. Now is who and castro. The former secretary of housing and urban development in the obama administration. Former mayor of san antonio texas secretary castro. Thank you very much for joining us tonight. You're back on the campaign trail today. Jon ossoff tomorrow for raphael warnock What are you seeing out there. Especially in response to this weekend's debate last night's debate where a david did not even show up. It's good to be with you lawrence. But what i've seen is a lot of people georgia understand how important the stakes are here. They understand that what happens here in georgia is gonna affect not only all georgians but also all of us as americans. I think most of gay and what they saw in the debates last night. Reinforce this that in a senators leffler purdue they've had two people that endorsed most critical moment of need have chosen to serve themselves to enrich themselves benefit their friends instead of working on behalf of the people of georgia. And what they see an rafael warnock in jon. Ossoff our to folks who are committed to serving the people georgia who were talking about the issues that matter healthcare job getting small suspect up in going housing opportunity as many people facing eviction making sure that we tackle climate change in the biggest challenge of our generation so the the differences here couldn't be more clear. Let's listen to more of what john also had to say on the campaign trail today. And how are these campaigns. These two democratic campaigns a sound like a partnership. Let's listen to this. You got the young jewish journalist son of an immigrant running alongside a black preacher who holds the same pulpit as dr king at the knees baptist church building a movement for health jobs and justice for the people at a moment of crisis because health jobs and justice are what the people need right now and we are running against the bonnie and clyde of political corruption in america secretary castro that kind of teamwork is unusual. Most people would. They're running for office. They're just trying to get themselves over that hurdle. Well it is. And i think we're fortunate that we have these runoffs going on at the same time as you know. Lawrence doesn't not happen where you have to united states senate seats in a runoff at the same time and i think they've done a very good job as a team and painting making sure that their message is clear about what they're gonna do for the people of georgia that get his asses the work to make sure that folks have good opportunities in georgia. And that's how they're going to govern governed in a much stronger way for the people of georgia than a leffler and purdue. Have i want to listen to something. That reverend warnock said last night in his debate because interestingly both democratic campaigns are running against republican candidates credibly accused of insider trading using their senate positions for insider trading. Let's listen to what the way reverend warnock put it. Last night. She was only there three weeks. i'm not sure she was fully unpacked when she started dumping millions of dollars of stock trying to protect herself and She purchased. That seat is done well for her. The issue is that the people who sold it to our. Don't it and the people of georgia coming back to get their seat sir. Castro is that issue getting traction on the campaign trail is especially. Because you're is somebody in kelly lafleur who was not elected Who last night into debate. You could tell just said the same thing over and over and over again and instead of addressing the issues basically just tried to label roselle warna you know as do liberal for georgia when he was there actually talking about the things that we hear people talking about table being able to afford the rent. You know wh what is their gonna come back online. What is washington dc. Doing work to make sure that they have opportunity. And to make sure the infancy can get asked endemic It's night and day away. That worn can also addressing the issues. That people are talking about the care about right now. And i'll disconnected leffler and her do our sanitary helene. Castro live from the campaign trail in georgia. Thank you very much for joining us tonight. Really appreciate
'Waste' Activist Digs Into The Sanitation Crisis Affecting The Rural Poor
"Catherine coleman flowers. Welcome to fresh air. Thank you thank you for inviting me. You've been active on this issue for a long time and have brought a lot of people. Philanthropists reporters elected officials to rural areas to see for themselves. Poor people living with this problem of simply not having sanitary disposal of human waste. I'd like you to describe the experience of just one of these tours and the reaction of those who saw what what you showed one of the persons who's reaction with i think sums it up was Dr phillip boston. Dr allston was to you in special rapporteur on extreme poverty and when he was invited to lowndes county. It's part of his official tour. He went to see areas where people were living amongst also which was the one of the homes that we went to It was a compound with a number of mobile homes that set off of a dirt road and one could see the the water lines. They carry water into the home. Going above of what looked like a ditch. Full of raw sewage and nearby was a Was a basketball goal. Which children apparently played basketball. And when he saw there was a were reporters with us On his his his tour and one of the reporters asked him. Have you seen this before. And he said this is common in the developed world. And i thought that that spoke loudly of what i had phil for all of these years did this and so what what people would see a new taken. So many people to this and observe their shock at what they saw was often in a peace pipe. V pipe running from home or a trailer to a hole in the backyard. And then when you get closer what you see. There are when you get closer. You probably see human feces and toilet paper. Aisle whatever was flushing in the toilet. that day. The one place that we win That was this out in my mind. Is that it was full of pitfalls raw sewage. As you say the person had pvc pipe there was a lot a lot of ingenuity. This involved. In this they the the pvc pipe was buried underground and it went to appear in that period again was full of you know raw sewage and you could see the eyes of a frog that was embiid in the sewage and was p p coming out from it and oftentimes depending on the time of the year and now that the days we have long warmer seasons. Their mosquito sometimes congregated on top of the sewage. Those animals will spread this stuff to wherever they go exactly. you grew up in lowndes county alabama. It's an interesting place in the history of the civil rights movement. Isn't it yes. It's very interesting place. In the history of the civil rights movement. Most people know about lowndes because of his fight for voting rights and the establishment of the lowndes county freedom organization which was the original black panther party And that the black panther was chosen because a lot of the sharecroppers had not been afforded the opportunity to go to school so they wanted to use a symbol that people could understand and also you know they wanted to slogans from their time was pulled the till for the panther When they organized their own political party and ran candidates On that part because at that time it was not But people running. This candidates was accepted on either republican or the democratic party In lowndes county. So that itself was more was a a great accomplishment on the side of sharecroppers former sharecroppers who had been kicked off property just because they sought the right to vote and that was the lowndes county freedom party that preceded the black panthers organization right yes and it's also is this area on the root of the famous march from selma to montgomery that dr king led yes. Most of the civil montgomery mind troop goes to lowndes county lowndes. County is actually between selma and montgomery
Interview with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
"The game, the structure, the style of the game that you played back to the basket center right trying to get high percentage shots closer to the basket that game has been completely forgotten, and there's very few. There's nobody who plays the center position the way you did with the back to the basket and it's like try to get the highest value shots the furthest away. But three pointers as much as you can does this style interest you disinterested you look down on it. You say you don't know how to play the game properly. Well, you know there, there are different theories about how to play the game but I think getting high percentage shots really makes a lot of sense, but it also has to dovetail with your defensive strategy also. So a great team like the Bill Russell. F- Celtics. Bill was able to to stymie any shots around the hoop and. His team. Would run and get high percentage shots down down court, and that was a winning strategy era. I mean, nobody's playing center. The way you did that is totally gone now. I think. So but that doesn't mean that someone cat had that type of skill and still come in effect the game. In a meaningful way, we talked earlier today. One of the things you said, the eighty five finals against the Celtics was one of your most important moments as a player. One of your crowning moments as a player you were the. MVP that year you guys won the Lakers one but you had to go through the Memorial Day massacre where you guys got crushed by like forty points a game over in the middle of third order and a down moment and I lived in Boston at that moment, it looked like are going to go on to destroy them. How did you come back to win and why do you think of that as one of your crowning moments as a player that series? Well I think that? What happened to me personally in that series was. Once, we made it into the finals I kind of relaxed. and. So I went into that first game thinking that. The worst is over and you know the the worst was yet to happen. So. It kind of woke me up and made me realize that I had to kick my game up a couple of levels in order to. Finish off what we started out to do because we lost. In eighty four to the Celtics and Gabe a game away. And that ended up being the the crucial game. How could you go into? A series against the Celtics who had Larry Bird who series plate you know clearly one of the great players of that time how you Gonna Like Oh, we got this. No. I didn't think that we got this but for me personally, I figured I've done my job where we're in the finals. Things. Think things will be alright and they work. One. Of the one of the chapters, one of the parts of the book that I really thought was really interesting. You talk about athletes and what they must do with how they have role models at the happy aware that they are role models and you say we can't pretend athletes are influencing our children's thinking and behavior. So we must demand higher standards from them like it or not college and Professional Sports. Machines are turning them into role models, and if they aren't willing to accept that responsibility as part of the contract, then they should seek another profession. Strong position. A little bit about why you feel that way when you went through that life right superstar High School Athlete College, Athlete, and you know the way that superstar athletes from a teen age are coddled. They are given you know love for their athletics points for their character. Society is not training them to be role models, but then they become big college players big prosed and we expect them to be role models. Are they even ready for that? I don't know you know for me. Being a black American and in the era that I grew up in all black. realized. That They would be judged by the actions of. Any problem. Black Person. And so. That burden. Was something that that you assumed. Soon, as you've got to do anything in a in a prominent fashion, you assume that burden because you knew that. All black people would be. Judged on whatever it was that you did and he's screwed up A. Set, the race. I mean that's absolutely right and you talk about that I came to realize that the lew alcindor that for the younger folk that was his name forty, fifty years ago the lew alcindor everyone was cheering. Was it really the person they wanted to be they wanted me to be the clean cut example of racial equality the poster boy for anybody from any background regardless of race religion or economic standing could become an American success story to them. I was living proof that racism was a mythological beast like Jack. Elope when when the audience is feeling like that right I assume the media is part of it. How do you? How do you rebel against that? Well. You just have to show them that they're wrong and. That that is not the case, there's a whole lot that has to be done. I into earlier. Right after Dr King was assassinated, I was involved in a demonstration on UCLA's campus and people. Would just standing there. and. It was a silent. stood. There for an hour in silence and some of US had signs and a number of times people came up to me and said, you're getting the opportunity to play in the NBA. What do you demonstrating for and they did not understand how these two things did not relate to each other at all the fact that I, I was getting opportunity to play in the NBA did not mean that what happened to Dr King was a tragedy and a crime and the. Thing to get across to people and the you know I, it's taken awhile you
The lie that invented racism
"What is up with US white people? I've been thinking about that a lot the last few years and I know I have company. Look I get it. People of Color have been asking that question for centuries. But I think a growing number of white folks are to. Given what's been going on out there In our country. And notice I said what's up with US white people. Does right now, I'm not talking about those white people. The ones with the swastikas in the hoods and the tiki torches. They are a problem, a threat, the perpetrate most of the terrorism in our country as you all in Charlottesville better than most. But I'm talking about something bigger more pervasive. Talking about all of us. White folks writ. Large. And maybe especially people sorta like me. self-described progressive. Don't WANNA be. Racist. Goodway people. Any good white people in the room? I was raised to be that sort of person. I was a little kid in the sixties and seventies, and to give you some sense of my parents actual public opinion polls at the time showed that only a small minority about twenty percent of white Americans approved supported. Martin Luther King and his work with the civil rights. Movement. Wild. Dr King was still alive. I'm proud to say my parents were in that group. Race got talked about in our house. And when the show's about the dealt was raised with come on the television, they would sit us kids down made sure we watched the Sidney Poitier movies roots. The message was loud and clear and I got it. Racism is wrong. Racists are bad people. At the same time we lived in a very white place in Minnesota. And I'll just speak for myself I. think that me to believe. that. Those white racists on the TV screen were being beamed in from some other place. Wasn't about US really. Did Not feel implicated. Now I would say I'm still in recovery from that early impression. I. Got into journalism in part because I cared about things like equality. Justice. For a long time racism was just such a puzzle to me. Why is it still with us when it's so clearly wrong. Why such a persistent force. Maybe. I was puzzled because I wasn't yet in the right place or asking the right questions. Have, you noticed that when? People in our mostly white. Media Report on what they consider to be racial issues what we consider to be racial issues what that usually means that we're pointing our cameras and our microphones are gaze at people of Color. Asking questions like. How are black folks or native Americans Latino or Asian Americans how are they doing? In a given community or with respect to some issue, the economy education. I've done. My share of that kind of journalism over many years. But then George Zimmerman killed. Trayvon Martin. Followed by this unending string of high-profile police shootings of armed black people and the rise of the black lives matter movement. dylann roof in the Charleston. Massacre. Oscarssowhite. All the. Incidents from the day to day of American Life. These overtly racist incidents that we now get to see because they're captured on smartphones sent across the Internet. And beneath those visible events the stubborn data studies showing. Systemic racism. Every institution we have. Housing Segregation. Job Discrimination. The deeply racialist inequities in our schools and criminal justice system. And what really did it for me? I know I'm not alone in this either. The RISE OF DONALD TRUMP. And the discovery that a solid majority of white. Americans. would embrace or at least accept. Such a raw bitter kind of white identity politics. This is all disturbing to me as a human being. As a journalist I found myself. Turning the Lens around. thinking. White folks so the story. Whiteness is a story. And also thinking. Can I do that? What would a podcast series about whiteness sound like?
Civil Rights Activist, Patricia Stephens Due
"Hello from Wonder Media Network I'm Jenny Kaplan, and this is encyclopedia will Manica. All month we're talking about activists. Women who stood up against injustice and four a better world. Today we're talking about an American civil rights activist whose work began as a student and extended throughout her life and beyond. She was one of the leaders of the sit in and Jalen movements continuing to fight for a more just society even when faced with serious harm. According to The New York Times her FBI file was over four hundred pages long. Let's talk about Patricia Stevens do. Patricia Gloria Stevens was born on December ninth nineteen, thirty, nine fifteen months after her sister Priscilla who would go on to be partner in many organizing efforts. Patricia was the second of three kids born to Lottie Mae Powell Stevens, and Horace Walter Stevens. The Stevens family lived in Belgrade Florida for most Patricia Youth. By the time she was thirteen years old Patricia was very aware of the discrimination she faced for being black and was ready to protest. She and her sister refused to go to the designated colored window at their local dairy queen. Instead, they stood in line for the window marked whites only. In one, thousand, nine, hundred, Eighty, seven Patricia started school at Florida Am University. Two years later in Nineteen fifty-nine Patricia and Priscila attended a workshop put on by the Congress of racial equality or core on nonviolent civil disobedience. Patricia then started a local chapter of the organization in order to continue the work, she tried to tackle it just thirteen years old integration. The following year on February. Twentieth Nineteen Sixty Patricia, her sister, and some other students sat down at a whites only lunch counter at a Woolworth Tallahassee and refused to get up until they were served. Nineteen days earlier, four guys sat down at a similar lunch counter in Greensboro North Carolina officially kicking off. Since movement across the South Patricia and ten of her peers were arrested rather than paying three hundred dollar Fine Patricia and. Out Forty nine days in jail. Their determination to serve their time as a statement became a norm when others were arrested and charged on fairly. Patricia leadership and courage caught the attention of people around the country support of the cause including Jackie Robinson Eleanor Roosevelt Harry Belafonte, and James. Baldwin. Dr Martin. Luther King. Junior. Sent the sisters telegram that said. Going to jail for a righteous cause as a badge of honor and a symbol of dignity. After she was finally released, Patricia continued the fight to change her city and country. One of her fellow activists was a man named John D do junior. He was law school at Florida Am University. The two got married in nineteen, sixty three and would go on to have three children together for their honeymoon Patricia and John went to the march on Washington and heard Dr King's I have a dream speech. The following year in one, thousand, nine, hundred, eighty, four, Patricia took on a new role in corps. She served as field secretary for a voter education and Registration Project in North Florida under her leadership. program. More. Voters than any other regional program in the south. Patricia also worked to improve the lives of workers, the poor and other underserved populations in the US. But her activism took a physical toll on her. After being hit in the face by a can of tear gas, Patricia is were injured and she was forced to wear dark glasses for the rest of her life in nineteen sixty, seven, ten years after she enrolled. Patricia graduated from Florida Am. University it took her all of a decade to get her degree because she spent periods of time traveling around the US to rally energy behind the civil rights movement. She was also suspended multiple times by the
A Conversation With Rep. Ayanna Pressley
"Representative Presley. First of all, we love you. So you know it's going to be a hard hitting interview. With. We love you. Let's let's get into it. Okay. So president trump has clearly included playing up unrest in cities in part of his reelection strategy. He's even gone as far as to imply Democrats are to blame for escalating violence at protests, how Progressives and Democrats push for police reform in a world where an attempt at pursuing justice is spun as a rush to anarchy by right wing media and used as an excuse to become violent by law enforcement officials. Say It's thrilled to be here with all of you. Thank you. I'm big admirers in the ends of the two of you and glad to be with you today. You know what can I say about Donald? Trump. These already the dog whistles anymore there are just blaring horns you know wrapped up in incendiary soundbites and cruel policy in calcium administration. So it's very predictable. This is an old play in this sort of in movement building work you know we're used to it. How do we advance policy? The way always advanced policy as a nation nestor movements you. Know a lot of people when they reflect back on those grainy images, those black and white images of protests and demonstrations. In the nineteen sixties, they will define the progress came out of that solely as the voting rights act in the civil rights at but honestly that movement was the blueprint for every progressive piece of legislation thereafter. So this is how legislation is moved its through movement building and social transformation. That is why now things like inviting qualified immunity which bill that I introduced representative Justin Amash are now part of public discourse that is from organizing mobilizing. Conversations around reimagining our budgets to actually value black lives that has everything to do with the power of movement building, and so we have to continue to do that. We're in this moment of national reckoning on racial injustice is a culture shift occurring people. Now, a very unapologetically affirm that black lives matter but now that has to translate into power shift that is reflected in who we elect to office the laws that we right in the budgets that right those are the only. Receipts that matter. So if you believe that black lives, matter than black representation matters than black data matters, then black home ownership matters black entrepreneurialism matters in. So that's how I seek to legislate is in a very precise way and I'll in here by saying the disproportion hate heard her that has been foisted onto black Americans for generations was not naturally occurring. It was legislated was precise in codified lawmaking until the path forward must be one where we are also precise reverend. Barber. Poor. People's campaign someone that I look too often and just someone admire tremendously. Grateful for his moral clarity and conviction says for moment of reckoning the demands, a third reconstruction, and so that's what we need to be squarely focused. Dohrn is what does that third construction looked like and how do we enlist everyone from organizers to lawmakers as community builders in that reconstruction of a better word equitable world IANNA and I'm calling you Iona because I've known you since the ninety s and that's just how it's going to be. When you when you were telling me what's what? Let's not forget? This week. Joe Biden gave a speech and he released an ad where he made the point to clarify that contrary to what the trump camp is saying about him. He doesn't actually like property destruction that has occurred were some protests have occurred? By doing this Biden, allowing trump to control the conversation. Let me just say this there is an effort to infiltrate into undermine the impact of the black lives matter movement, and the fact that these motivation efforts have continued, which is constitutional. Right to assemble to peacefully protest descent is the ultimate patriotism. James Baldwin said I extensively paraphrase like I criticized this country America because I, love it just that much. She can and must be better. I think we have to be careful to make sure that our movements are not co-opted the people that I see in community who are the four of these movements bay, our community builders, not destroyers and the people that are doing that are infiltrators who won the black lives matter movement to be aligned to be mischaracterize. The people doing the work of justice seeking our peacekeepers you know and I, also think it's important that we not completely rewrite history and sanitize what these movements have looked like in the past. No. So people will bring up Dr King and they'll bring up John Lewis. Will John Lewis was who practice nonviolent peaceful protests almost died on that bridge in many times thereafter in fact, many advocates have said we don't know how John Lewis made it out alive because they always focused on.
"dr. king" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Leaders paid tribute to Dr king but one thing governor Baker said is getting some criticism Charlie Baker is apologizing for calling Congress woman I on a Presley speech a ramp the only thing I can add so that rant I okay the comment came after Presley spoke about in the quality and civil rights and was met with some groans from the audience and complaints on social media the Massachusetts Democratic Party tweeted the governor bakers use of the term was dismissive and offensive around fifteen hundred people attended the fiftieth annual MLK breakfast governor Baker went on to say this I say to people all the time that the greatest gift that it's come to my wife and to me as a result of this chance we've had to serve has been the opportunity we've had if only for a few moments at a time to walk in the shoes of so many different people across the Commonwealth whose life experiences have been different than ours starting at one this afternoon on Capitol Hill the Senate impeachment trial of president trump against proposed rules from Senate Republicans would not guarantee witness says Wurster police have now made an arrest in connection with an assault at a nursing home last week a lot of Williams is in custody accused of attacking staffers at the Christopher house nursing home before fleeing is a video of the whole salt Williams is facing charges including on armed robbery and assault and battery she's expected to be arraigned today in Central District Court after a months long investigation state police say they've arrested two people in north Attleboro for allegedly running a meth lab they found a one pot set up were methamphetamine was being cooked and completed methamphetamine product along with needles used to inject the drugs hi may Nickerson and Shannon daily were taken into custody and are facing drug charges acting police are investigating a series of four break ins at local businesses over the past few months chief Richard Burroughs says the first one happened in late August at a gas station on grape road most recent one occurred shortly before nine thirty Sunday night at a convenience store also on the same road police are asking anyone with information to contact detectives handling the investigation and police in Kensington New Hampshire say I may man killed a coyote with his bare hands yesterday after it attacked his kid earlier in the day a woman and one for dogs were bit by the coyote she was hospitalized for rabies shots and treatment in two hours later the coyote went after a father and son on a hiking trail in Exeter and the man reportedly suffocated the creature to death New Hampshire officials say the animal is being tested for rabies whether together the Subaru retailers of New England all wheel drive traffic on the three WBZ traffic time is three thirty three well Sir drive north of town in revere where route one north has been closed all night and remains close that golden circle for a tractor trailer rollover tractors deep Dodd traffic is detoured off at route sixty no word on how long that will be ninety three one twenty four ninety five are flowing freely downtown ninety three south double leveling closure chose you down just a bit Sullivan square over this a coming through the o'neill tunnel on the pike east and westbound we have two lanes taken in the potential tunnel both at the speed limit eastbound side it's a twenty two copies where is close follow the detour at twenty four a on the airport tunnels Callahan tunnels leveling closure from the exit through the airport terminal no delays Ted Williams he's has a right wing taken no delay there either Ted Williams west and some or are not a problem south of the city expressway north the left lane closure prior to the pike will slow you down just a bit ninety three south the rate to twenty four south is closed west of the city mass pike westbound a doubling closure before one twenty in Weston is not causing any issues route two and nine.
"dr. king" Discussed on I Want To Speak To The Principal
"Speech iraq lavar tournaments or so to out and it really impacted a lot of kids and like i told you we're one of the things that i did is i actually kinda went back to see After the f. heaving heads had given it that speech back in twenty seventeen which would have been fifty years later Just how some of the kids had fared who listen to this. Be in quite a few of them had had had had done quite well Minia several have become teachers. What had become an optician. Ops glass and And so the. I wanna have went back and county interview. The kids and many own had done quite wheel and most of them re related A a a little metaphor that dr king gave in that to their success and what he said he say it. And i and i i used to recite disney in high school. He says if it falls your latte to be a street sweep sweep sweep streets like michelangelo painted. Peach pitchers sweep streets like beethoven compose music. That was very powerful man. Can you imagine he would be in fourteen fifteen years about to tell you that a they lead you know. Hey it don't matter it. Don't matter what you do just what would you do. Give it showbiz. And he and i think in that he what he was saying. Is that the job title that you have don't define you ever. It is the work that you do that reveals. You'll care so it does ain't the title anytime we got full. Got all kinds of titled man president doing all type of things but but You know thing is is your character and you know if the work is honest upright and pleasing to god and give it to be a man so you know. I'm real big on the principal parts. The principal The nuggets inside of of what people say and how people do and that stree- sweeping If you're a street sweeper do it so much. So be the best. Re sweep was so much that when you die somebody will say hey. They're right there. That was a street sweet. Go yeah and that's key right there. Whatever you do man give to and just like you say. Leave a legacy on that. So people see the stairs freedman's he said you know what you do a good job. Sweetness would you michael meal landline. A history sparkling and at the same thing hose in education for teaching administrators. Would ever. When you leave you wanna leave a legacy there you on when you all keys. Remember you a saw somewhere. The other day said a lot of times they'd kids don't always number their teacher but they remember the concept that the teacher taught me. So i'm i'm sorry. I say that backwards. It always remember the cut self that they remember the teacher because of what they did. And that's that's what is always badly just doing the best you can do regardless of what school you add. If you're at a poverty school Title one school of a fluent school. Whatever just give it all you got. Give it all. You've got so when dr king speech in nineteen sixty seven To those young. Suzy was talking about What is your life blueprint and He's he gave three solid structure..
"dr. king" Discussed on I Want To Speak To The Principal
"We're starting back on our part cans to start this back with with his quotes about his philosophy on education and hide impact. Not just just black americans but all americans yes and you sent me a quote pictures matter of fact and said that the function and medication is to teach one to think critically intelligence plus character is the goal of education breakdown for me. Well i just. I've just always kind of lived by that quote. I just always filled that. He was very profound When i lived in atlanta had opportunity to go over to morehouse college where there's a statute of dr king and on that statue It's and And so in. If you know if you look at it and kano break it down. Dr king was a master of using words To to express how you failed in to and to communicate with us he was eliza extraordinary communicator. So when he uses words may he makes sure that he picked the right was in everything that he says. I believe and what i found very Intriguing to me is that he called education. a function and most people don't usually use referred to education in that manner of and so i just. I just found that that that that was very intrigued. Me because you know you look at a function of functionalism activity on purpose. Natural to are intended for purpose are thing okay so that means that if he called it a function that means that education is a natural thing for all human beings. Yes and so. And that's an when i listed at accountable wonder why then why is it sometimes so difficult to educate our children yet. It's a natural thing. This is a natural thing if that if the chew his for kids one learn right. It's just like i wrote in my article While bag when i said that Never met apparent that didn't want their kids to learn how many had had admitted to me that they didn't know how to help them to learn..
"dr. king" Discussed on I Want To Speak To The Principal
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"dr. king" Discussed on I Want To Speak To The Principal
"A A A little metaphor that Dr King gave in their to their success and what he said he say it and I and I I used to recite Disney in high school. He says if it falls your Latte to be a street sweep sweep sweep streets like Michelangelo painted. Peach pitchers sweep streets like Beethoven compose music. That was very powerful man. Can you imagine he would be in fourteen fifteen years about to tell you that a they let you know? Hey It don't matter it. Don't matter what you do just what would you do. Give it Showbiz and he and I think that he what he was saying. Is that the job title that you have don't define you ever. It is the work that you do that reveals. You'll care so you know it does ain't the title anytime we got full. Got All kinds of titled Man President Doing All type of things but but You know thing is is your character and you know if the work is honest upright and pleasing to God and give it to be a man so you know. I'm real big on the principal parts. The principal The nuggets inside of of what people say and how people do and that stree- sweeping right. If you're a street sweeper do it so much. So be the best. Re Sweep was so much that when you die somebody will say hey. They're right there. That was the street sweet. Go Yeah and that's key right there. When you do man give to and just like you say. Leave a legacy on that. So people see the stairs. Freedman's he said you know what you do a good job. Sweetness would you Michael Meal like a history sparkling and at the same thing holds in education for teaching administrators? Would ever. When you leave you will leave a legacy there you on TV. You all keys. Remember you a saw somewhere. The other day. They said a lot of times. Kids don't always remember their teacher but they remember the concept that the teacher taught me. So I'm I'm sorry. I say that backwards. It always remember the cut self that they remember the teacher because of what they did. And that's that's what is always badly just doing the best you can do regardless of what school you're at if you're at a poverty school Title One School of Fluent School. Whatever just give it all you got give it all you got so when Dr King gave speech in nineteen sixty seven To those young. Suzy was talking about What is your life blueprint and He's he gave three solid structure. Foundations The first one was deep belief indignity Worthiness and all your somebody Innis Roy And how do we as as educators get our students to buy into that principle to have a deep belief in dignity worth and the own? Somebody nece like to own your somebody like you are. Somebody had we cultivate than students will. Will you know? And that's that that that is a very difficult challenge. Antidote difficult charge in some cases particularly when kids aren't getting that reinforcement from home and we as teachers and administrators. All the only ones that don't mean however that we can't make a difference and when a kid gets to school letting them know. Hey you know Regardless of what your background is what your circumstances are and quality education can change their. And that's why it's so important that we build a relationship with kids as administrators and teachers and so they will trust that. What we're saying is something that we're saying that his sincere and something that we really mean Instead of just just talking words I know is coming up as a kid. I had teachers and I had administrators. Who did that You know and I was very lucky because I got a lot of positive reinforcement of from hall to about just who? I was what I can do. My grandfather always telling me you know regardless a who'll man is they all put their pants on the same way you put shows so you know you are just as smart as anybody else in your brain functions like everybody else in God built you just like built the next person so we get those type of reinforced from home. Our problem today is that we are challenged by a Lotta obstacles of via Social Media. through And this is a good thing in some cases and not a good thing saying entertainment and also the athletic field a lot of times. Kids think they're only worth is in being a great athlete are being I can rap really. I ain't got route. I ain't got to go to school. 'cause I'm the fans gown a block and you know the thing is that we just have to over the go com net by showing them that all those talents are good goddamn tells a goodwill but before you can do all that you'd need a quality education 'cause you need to be able to read that contract that she goes side make sure they'll be taken half or your twenty million dollars exactly exactly so also in his speech and we kind of foetal over that and what you were talking. It was the determination to achieve excellence. And I think also within our educational system. That's something that we don't get a chance to implore and to our students very often Just a push to be excellent at what you do. Although we give lead agree in as is is in some cases deterrment excellence way. So how do we encourage students to put forth excellence and what they do in those God given talents that they got right? Well you know there's a there's a word that I use a lab as call Grit and It seems that one of the things that we have to bill in our kids is staying sticking winning which is a part of Grit perseverance. Which is a part of Grit and Believing in yourself which is a part of Grit and so you know the thing is teaching a T. I think teaching Grit Just just and and and I don't know if you really teach that I think one of the things that you have to do with with students today is to be an example of that time. Faye and so and I think if you built that relationship with kids and you talk to them about the importance of being term sticking waiting and don't quit perseverance. You know Believing in yourself if they see you as someone who they trust and believe Ed continue to model that on a daily basis a believe that they will eventually come around and and do that themselves also S. I agree with you wholeheartedly The last point that he Say during his talk was A commitment to eternal beauty and love and Justice League Our students right now are in a culture of Being immersed into the Racial bias that he was like an undertone in America. Right speak own How we can get kids to love justice and love everybody in America? How do we incorporate that into our school system? Well I think we'll one the things that kids do what we have some very smart kids today. I just look at some of these kids. May I say man just head some of the intelligence keesing and one of the things that kids are very very perceptive about is that? They're not so they don't watch so much to they. Don't listen too much to what you say they kinda ridder's watch what you do so if you're saying that you know what? Hey this is. America got to has to be a place of justice. But they're not seeing just as going on in America. Say Hey man you just give lip service so again. It's practicing what what what you preach if you're saying that in the classroom. Hey I'm going to be fair to all kids in the class but they see that certain kids get different consequences and different type of Tong. Your language with them is different than it is with some while the kids then. They're going to question whether or not they're just as an equality in your classroom. You know if they see some kids dead or you know you're always calling on and another does not being called on in the same way and you get my point same way as an administrator you know with discipline they looking for that also is it is it. Is it fair and equitable? The discipline? That you that you administered They'll sit down to all sorts of different. Consequent Star quarterback get some different. Then then the then the Tuba player in the bay head if he fights you know in the class. Oh that's there so once again. It's it's the exact we we have to. We have to walk the talk and as a as a as educators. 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"dr. king" Discussed on I Want To Speak To The Principal
"So what I did was Rural Book Together next at twenty. Eight team We had to Redo podcasts iniquity and a new role assistant prosecutor. You know appreciate you. Guide me every. Step it away At the community is real accepting. The administration is all accepting my personal here. Principal Scott Moody as Wonderful Man. I work with Other great administrators. The Superintendent has also real welcoming. The students alert students. I haven't been able to seventeen weeks what I love those kids and the teachers of every hour. I'M GONNA go spot America's spy and I appreciate you for helping me get there. Oh as no doubt man you know the thing is like I told you when you accepted that physicians that you they were not only were you lucky to get that job. But they were lucky. Very lucky to get you to Because you're a man of very high character and I know that you're going to bring a lot to that school and to the students and as we've talked about before I know that that administrative body has seen a lot of change for the positive. Since you been there just your presence and your commitment manage it uses out actually into the school so I'm sure I know that you have been a big impact positive impact on that particular Campbell. And that's that's just the beginning for you. We'll as I see it I mean you you. You go very far in the field of education and in podcasts broadcasting. When you're committed man you you like excuse dog on the Bra. You gotta go let go to. You're going to get that so I'm very proud of thank thank you documents. They appreciate accolades. And now we're GONNA MOVE INTO OUR NEXT SEGMENT..
"dr. king" Discussed on I Want To Speak To The Principal
"ACT MEAL. Stay was happening. Oh none wheels yes. Good to be back here in the studio which you and recording our podcast. Yes Sir yes sir. Appreciate Iran applause want back. Yeah Man I'm so glad to be back in here. This is the kitchen up segment where we talk about what we're doing since. I last podcast. I'm GonNa let you go. I will appreciate it. Doesn't let you go first but but I will go I. It's it's been a very active Year I guess that we've been. I've been working hard providing students and parents With information on the import of attending school and graduating head op tuna. Reclaim over twenty students. There's some rolling back in high school and so far four of graduating so very proud of that. I've been placed to advisory boards when my community with a county district attorney and the other at the Dean with the Dean is college Education at Texas Southern University Been kind of work with my wife. Awesome community government funding Training programs with her. So that's that's been good happy. Happy Life after life was presented Last last winter with the excellence in education award not issue and as a result was inducted into the Kaiser Hall of fame. It takes a slow but most importantly will. I'm just excited about Over the past six months I had three of my men. Teas that are now Secondary school administrators. And I know I I'M NOT GONNA kill it. I'm not going impede on which you're about to say but You're one over and so I'm very very proud. Promotion tennis assistant predisposition..
"dr. king" Discussed on WBAI
"On what Dr king was doing in Memphis stepped onto that motel balcony on his way out for dinner. What he was doing was standing up for struggling sanitation. For years. Those workers had served their sitting without complaint. Picking up other people's trash the little pay. Even less respect. Passersby would call them walking buzzers and in the segregated south most were forced to use. But in nineteen sixty eight those workers decided they'd had enough and over one thousand went on strike. Demands were months. Our wages better, benefits and recognition. There you. Position was fierce. Their vigil were met with handcuffs their protests for with Mace. And at the end of one March a sixteen year old boy. This is the struggle the broad doctor. King was a struggle for economic Justice for the opportunity that should be available to people of all races. And from all walks of life. Dr king understood that the struggle for economic Justice and the struggle for racial Justice. We're really one that was a part of a larger struggle for freedom. Dignity. Humanity so long as Americans were trapped in poverty, so long as they were being denied wages and benefits and fair treatment. So long as I'm being open to some. But not all the dream that he spoke up what remained out of reach. Rami eve of this. Mccain gave a sermon in Memphis about what the movement meant to him and to America. Intones that would prove your early. Dr king said the despite. But he had received you didn't. Because he had been. There. When Birmingham aroused conscience of a nation. He had been there to see the students stand up for freedom by sitting at lunch counters, and he'd been there in Memphis one of dark enough to see the stars see the community coming together around the climate perms. Dr king had been to the mountaintop. Yet seen the promised land. And while he knew. Wally news somewhere deep in his bowl. We're not yet there with us. He knew that. We would get there. You know what? Because he had seen that Americans have the capacity as he said that night to project into the.
"dr. king" Discussed on Talk 650 KSTE
"Dream yesterday honoring Dr Martin Luther King junior's legacy. Supervisor Phil Cerna was telling sister station, KABC K. He is proud to see so much diversity in the community coming together. We've got to send that message to Washington DC that those are the values that. The values that Dr king represented, and that's what at this particular time in our nation's history and is incredibly important for us to come out. The March was asking participants to walk with somebody from another race religion or cultural background in have a conversation with them as they want. The city of Sacramento pardoning pardoning partnering rather pardoning up with Comcast and community organizations to put on Friday night events focused on educational and fun activities for teens. The mayor Darrell Steinberg pushing for the city to devote three hundred and fifty thousand dollars toward hosting pop up events every Friday night at about ten locations throughout the city. Comcast already pledged three hundred thousand dollars for that move. And during a pretty good commute yesterday afternoon, semi spill thousands of pounds of marble on. I eighty in Roseville blocking lanes and slowing traffic, according to the CHP traffic traffic logs, the big spill put out. Thousands of pounds of marble sheet rock onto the roadway. And they said that several thousand pounds of stone were wedged into the back of the big rigs several thousand pounds of marble. That's a mess up. Other news. We've got thirty eight degrees working in.
"dr. king" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio
"That Dr king's fifty years ago. Was among the voices who said Washingtonians and in in our city should not be treated than any other Representative democracy in the world. Now selfishly when we go to the tidal basin and look up, but the beautiful statue of Dr king, we know then in addition to challenging all of us for racial equity, economic Justice. He's also standing guard to wait for Washingtonians to become the fifty first state in our union. We are calling. We're especially concerned as Americans around our nation are eight hundred thousand people not working because people call it a partial government shutdown. I call it a lock out people who wants to work should be working who have jobs that are essential to the functioning of our nation. Can't go to work and our city has been in the spotlight on because a lot of a Washingtonians worked for the federal government. We have twenty million visitors that come to our city every year. I we've stepped up where the government is shift. Federal government is shut down pick up trash to make sure that National Mall is clean. But why can't people coming to Washington? Go to the national museum of African American history and culture because it shutdown. I stand with all Americans are calling on the federal government to get back to work in separated. From our issues of. Comprehensive immigration reform open the government. Now what we see in this year. In twenty eighteen is how many Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. In the idea, the callousness the heartlessness of pudding. They're good credit. They're good mental health and their families future's at stake. Because of this partisan victory is certainly not the way that Dr king taught us, and that is what we have to continue to focus on and not take for granted. At the sturdiness of our American institutions is real, but we can see even in cities as resilient as ours. How are people are being tested? I share with sherline before four. We started all of us probably have the experience of automatic debit of your mortgage. Now that happens every month. And you just put your your cells in the footsteps of these workers. People Washington allow me a great living. But when that mortgage payment hits on the tenth of January, I wouldn't even me be able to make up that few thousand dollars. So this is what people are dealing with right now when that automatic debit hit they couldn't make their mortgage payments, Washington DC mayor Mariel bowser from earlier today. And they wouldn't be able to make their child care payments. So they're car payments. All of the things that regular people with regular jobs are used to doing every single month. And this is what is at stake with this lock out of our federal government. So as we observe Dr king's celebration day day of service in our city. Let us all remember that the things that we get elected to do. And if you're in a position where you're leading a big organization at the end of the day, real people real people. Are affected by our decisions. So let us start this day. Wherever we go today. And remember that we're called on to deliver for the people who put us here. God bless you. All..
"dr. king" Discussed on All In with Chris Hayes
"Honestly, you know, you know, the hearts and minds of the American people today are thinking a lot about it being the weekend where we remember the life and work of the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King junior. One of my favorite quotes from Dr king was now is the time to make real the promises of democracy. That's exactly what President Trump is calling on the congress to do come to the table in a spirit of good faith. There's a moment right before the vice president started that thoroughly preposterous rift comparing Donald Trump's wall shutdown strategy McKay k where he glances down notes and looks like a diver taking a peek off the platform to the water far below am I really going to do it? Well, he did it, and I guess the nicest thing you could say about it is points for huts by guess because No MR vice president the point of making real the promises that democracy was not bringing different sides together to cut legislative deals for a wall. It was bearing moral witness through. Agitate and direct action that forced people to be uncomfortable to polarize population, either defend or abandoned, the evil of the status quo. There were people who took the come to the table in good faith approach, but they were quite literally the people king was arguing against his famous letter from Birmingham jail in which he so persuasively makes the case for his approach of nonviolent direct action was a direct response to an open letter from local white clergy in Birmingham chastising his approach to achieving desegregation in that city, the pastors who signed a letter, we're not ardent outright, segregationists and white supremacists. They were at least they said sympathetic to kings goals. It was just the way he was doing it. That was wrong. We recognize the natural and patients people who feel their hopes are slow and being realized they wrote, but we're convinced that these demonstrations are unwise and untimely instead, the clergy called for honest and open to Goshi of Ray. Sial issues in our area between citizens of our own metropolitan area, white and negro meeting with their knowledge and experience the local situation. Or in other words, come to the table in a spirit of good faith as Pence put it, you know, every MLK day. I go back to that letter from the clergy because it's a reminder of how seductive language of social peace and comedy and compromise are even in the face and the most obviously, violent evil. I mean, you hear an awful lot of that format of critique today about whichever group it is from black lives matter. Protesters to transact vists to young people fighting to end fossil fuel use and save the planet from warming that sure what they're doing is admirable, but they're just going about it all wrong. It's worth asking ourselves on this day will history view you and me in this moment as standing on the side of the Birmingham, clergy, saying go slow and don't rock the boat or on the side of king and his vision. The future of our country depends on you and millions of others lifting our voices to fight for.
"dr. king" Discussed on Newsradio 700 WLW
"We begin our show to saving a day set aside to honor. Dr Martin Luther King junior set in motion by President Reagan. Furthermore, set in motion years before by the civil rights movement in the civil rights marches that Dr king embodied that he led and a great sea change in American history in the mid nineteen sixties. That some people think we haven't really gotten that far away from fifty years, plus, hence, I would suggest that we've come a long way baby. And there's always more ways to come. But I was struck today by listening to Jesse Jackson speak on the advent of Martin Luther King day. Jesse Jackson, obviously, a part of that early. Civil rights movement. Was a close or at least close enough. Confidante of Dr king. And watching him speak. About the missions. And the goals and the hopes of the civil rights movement. The Dr king spearheaded in the early and mid nineteen sixties listening to Jesse Jackson and seeing his body of work ever since I've felt more than just a tinge of hypocrisy. He was talking about the hope that the civil rights movement. And Dr king started. What he left out for himself? Personally was the chance to extort money out of people in corporations in the name of social Justice for his own gain. Like, many many great messages. They're always eventually perverted by human beings who follow in the footsteps of the greats. The Reverend Jackson one of them the same thing as the. You know, the greasy used car salesman. Like televangelist preacher, not all of them are this way. But the ones who pervert, the the message of God and of the bible for their own personal gain to be baptised could be Catholic could be any denomination. And we've seen it over and over and over again. So in this Dr king day in two thousand nineteen while we obviously honor the man, and what he began in one he helped change in this country. Many times in my mind. The only reason we've got a long ways to go or some of the people who have followed him and not been true to the spirit or the letter of what he was teaching and what he was striving for. Not only for himself, but and not only for black people. But for an entire nation who in our declaration of independence states. We hold. These these truths to be self evident that all men are created equal. We have Dr Liu join us here in a little while the hall of Famer Marty Brennaman will be joining us on the phone in just a few moments. I I wanted to address something Jeff and sue Mensur my neighbors in Southgate Kentucky been my neighbors for five years. Although it seems like I've known them all my life and a couple of months back. Jeff, son. Brandon Mench diagnosed with a very aggressive. Form of multiple sclerosis debilitating form an MS multiple sclerosis, many people live with it chronically for years, some of its relapsing some of it in the case of Brandon are very aggressive and untreatable or uncurable to this point. Brandon is seeking the only treatment option that might help because there were chemicals in his brain. And our brains are all different chemicals in his brain that do not allow him to take the most trusted and the most effective forms of medication for MS. So he's tricking trading seeking treatment that he can only get out of the country. It's very expensive are holding a benefit for Brandon. Coming up on this coming Saturday night at.
"dr. king" Discussed on Black Agenda Radio
"So the aspect of Dr king's fight that the mainstream focuses on or corporate America focuses on is that of civil rights struggle for civil rights. But Dr king was also fighting for six democ change. It was Martin Luther King in his book. If people read this book, where do we go from here chaos or community? Ended subchapter type of the world house. Dr king said, we need a radical redistribution of power and wealth in our society. That's a quote and more than that. He said we need a radical transformation of our socio economic system. Dr king was anti-imperialist. He oppose not only Vietnam war. He oppose most of the imperialist aggressions at the United States was engaged in around the world. He was an anti-imperialist and was anti capitalist increasingly so towards the end of his life. And I think that that was one of the reasons they assassinated most people focus on Vietnamese the fact that he came out against the Vietnam war. Yes, I agree with that that was one of the reasons they assassinate. But that wasn't the only one I think probably even more threatening than his opposition to the Vietnam war was his increasingly anti. Capitalist rhetoric and his demand for system change, not just to eliminate racial inequality, but to eliminate a system that not only produces racial inequality. But in fact, depend on inequality. So I think that that's really one of the things we need to be focusing on in the twenty first century People's Organisation for progress.
"dr. king" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio
"AM seven sixty. San diego. This is CBS news on the hour. Sponsored by zoom videoconferencing. I'm Deborah Rodriguez. Freshman California Senator Kamala Harris joins the growing field of Democrats running for the nomination from president in twenty twenty. She made her announcement on ABC's good Morning, America. So today the day. We celebrate Dr king is a very special day for all of us as Americans, and and honored to be able to make my announcement on the day that we commemorate him Harris is the daughter of a Jamaican father and an Indian mother Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten gillibrand have already announced vice president Pence cheering on Senate Republicans as they get ready to vote on the president's latest plan to secure funding for a border fence and end of the month long government shutdown. We really look forward to the Senate taking this Bill Tuesday and beginning to work in not just to end this government shutdown a which is a burden on the families of eight hundred thousand federal workers. But even more importantly in that to address the crisis that we face. His hands on CBS his face the nation. A caravan of eighteen hundred central Americans is making its way up through southern Mexico. Is Adrienne Bard at the Mexico Guatemala border on this bridge over the suit river their journey north continues. It's different than it was just a few months ago, though. Mexico's new progressive government is granting the migrants humanitarian visas, so they can stay in Mexico and work up to a year, the migrants say they are grateful to Mexico, but for now the goal of most is still making it to the northern border and eventually into the US a Chinese scientists. Who claims he created the first genetically edited babies may face charges soon live to the foreign desk and CBS's Vicki Barker. Chinese investigators say Dr Hudson quay will be punished if he broke the law has claimed he successfully edited the genes of twin girls and another embryo yet to be born to make them resistant to the aids virus. Gene editing is illegal in the US and strictly limited in China. The investigators claim huff forged ethical review documents. It's also been alleged the parents involved thought they were simply testing a new HIV vaccine, Deborah seventy five million Americans are waking up to bone chilling cold this morning, there's a wind chill advisory from Indiana to New Hampshire and as far south as northern Georgia advice from cold weather, vets in eagle river, Wisconsin where it's about twenty below bundle up layers and stuff. Long underwear flannel shirts, you wear a snowmobile suit snowmobile votes. It'll be a patriots ram Super Bowl this year. Both teams wanted not Forty-one-year-old pats QB Tom Brady leading his team to the big game for the third year in a row. This year down. But not out. We found a way where best last.