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 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”