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King's Last March

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April 4th, 2018 marks 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. was shot to death at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn. A deep look at the last year of King’s life, reveals the forces working against him, the stresses of leadership, and the work that was left undone. At a time when protests, police response and government accountability have surged back into the news, King’s life and work have never been more relevant.

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April 4th, 2018 marks 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. was shot to death at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn. A deep look at the last year of King’s life, reveals the forces working against him, the stresses of leadership, and the work that was left undone. At a time when protests, police response and government accountability have surged back into the news, King’s life and work have never been more relevant.

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101 Ratings
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Worth your time

By PeacefulWarrior73 - Apr 09 2018
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A must listen, eye opening. So much had changed but still so far to go.

A great podcast about a great man

By Jfmam73 - Apr 06 2018
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Heartbreaking, but a must listen.

iTunes Ratings

101 Ratings
Average Ratings
77
8
7
4
5

Worth your time

By PeacefulWarrior73 - Apr 09 2018
Read more
A must listen, eye opening. So much had changed but still so far to go.

A great podcast about a great man

By Jfmam73 - Apr 06 2018
Read more
Heartbreaking, but a must listen.
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King's Last March

Latest release on Apr 25, 2018

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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This means there isn't enough episodes to provide the most popular episodes. Here's the rankings of the current episodes anyway, we recommend you to revisit when there's more episodes!

Rank #1: 2: Unfulfilled Dreams

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In the last months of his life, Martin Luther King Jr. struggled to launch a new phase in the civil rights movement: He wanted to bring the nation's poor to Washington D.C. for what he hoped would be the longest running protest in history.

Apr 03 2018

14mins

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Rank #2: 3: To 'Prevent the Rise of a Messiah'

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Under the leadership of J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI conducted a relentless campaign to track, spy on and harass Martin Luther King Jr. All tactics were fair game in their effort to "neutralize" the civil rights leader.

Apr 03 2018

20mins

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Rank #3: 8. A Movement in the Millions

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Alicia Garza, co-founder of Black Lives Matter and a community organizer, talks about Martin Luther King's legacy, the fight for racial justice today and why she doesn't look forward to Martin Luther King Day.

Apr 25 2018

33mins

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Rank #4: 7. The Inconvenient Hero

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Vincent Harding was Martin Luther King's longtime friend and advisor. They first met in 1958 when King was laid up in bed, recovering from an assassination attempt. Harding said King's death made some people in the civil rights movement wonder if the country was worth fighting for.

Apr 18 2018

24mins

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Rank #5: 6: The Accidental Leader

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Clayborne Carson, the director of the King Papers Project, says Martin Luther King Jr. was an "accidental" civil rights leader. Carson argues we created another King -- someone he never was -- the moment he died.

Apr 11 2018

28mins

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