Martin Luther King Jr.

3:59 pm
Wed February 11, 2015

Martin Luther King And Montana Medicaid Expansion

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As we recently celebrated Martin Luther King, we were not just celebrating the actual impact of the man but also his inspiring vision of an equal America. That vision was an America of racial equality but also an America of economic justice. Martin Luther King saw the two as inextricably intertwined.

Consider his emphasis in the weeks before he was assassinated in 1968, when he spoke eloquently of two Americas.

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1:28 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Missoula MLK Day Speech: Environmental Racism Still Prevalent

Credit Christopher Allen

At a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration speech last night in Missoula, a University of Montana professor identified low-income, Native American and other vulnerable communities as the victims of environmental racism and injustice.

Rosalyn LaPier, an environmental studies professor at the University of Montana, gave the keynote address to nearly 300 attendees who packed the pews of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

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Alternative Radio
11:40 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Path To Nonviolence

1/20/2014 - Martin Luther King Jr.'s journey to a philosophy of nonviolence and his lasting legacy as a peace

Wednesday Special
11:22 am
Thu January 16, 2014

A Shortcut To The Mountaintop

1/15/2014- A tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., featuring many of his most famous speeches mixed with music from Stevie Wonder, The Freedom Singers, Jimmy Cliff, James Taylor, Nina Simone, Bill Lee/Branford Marsalis, Moodswings, U2 and more

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