WBEZ Archives: Mavis Staples Reflects On MLK's Influence On The Staple Singers

WBEZ Archives: Mavis Staples Reflects On MLK's Influence On The Staple Singers

Originally aired January 19, 1998

On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Eight-Forty-Eight host Jan Coleman interviews singer Mavis Staples. Staples reflects on Dr. King's impact on The Staple Singers and plays recordings of their top songs including "Respect Yourself".