50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s ‘Beyond Vietnam Speech


Tavis Smiley: 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s ‘Beyond Vietnam Speech

April 4-April 8, 2017, Tavis Smiley comemmorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech: Hollywood legend and activist Harry Belafonte discusses his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King. Reverend Dr. Otis Moss, Jr talks about the backlash his friend faced after the “Beyond Vietnam” speech. Professor and author Marc Lamont Hill, Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson of the ‘Highlander Research and Education Center’ and Rashad Robinson from ‘Color of Change’ look at the future and the future of the Civil Rights movement.

  • VIDEO 0: Public Interest Lawyer Bryan Stevenson
  • VIDEO 1: Artist and Activist Harry Belafonte
  • VIDEO 2: Pastor and Civic Leader Reverend Dr. Otis Moss, Jr.
  • VIDEO 3: Journalist-Professor Marc Lamont Hill and Activists Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson and Rashad Robinson




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