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MLK in Chicago

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at a rally for Concerned Parents and Teachers of Jenner School at the Wayman African Methodist Episcopal Church, Chicago, Illinois, Feb. 23, 1966.

Chicago History Museum/ST-17600622, Chicago Sun-Times Collection, Chicago History Museum

MLK in Chicago

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at a rally for Concerned Parents and Teachers of Jenner School at the Wayman African Methodist Episcopal Church, Chicago, Illinois, Feb. 23, 1966.

Chicago History Museum/ST-17600622, Chicago Sun-Times Collection, Chicago History Museum

‘Holy Week’ looks at the aftermath of MLK’s death

A new podcast looks at the religious implications of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at a rally for Concerned Parents and Teachers of Jenner School at the Wayman African Methodist Episcopal Church, Chicago, Illinois, Feb. 23, 1966.

Chicago History Museum/ST-17600622, Chicago Sun-Times Collection, Chicago History Museum

   

April 4 marks 55 years since the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., who was killed during Holy Week (the time between Palm Sunday and Easter). Reset learns about a new podcast zeroing in on the week following King’s assassination, and how it set the stage for today’s fight over voting rights, redlining and critical race theory.

GUEST: Vann Newkirk, host of The Atlantic’s podcast “Holy Week”

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