MLK, JR. DAY 2020 | Nina Simone, Fantastic Negrito, Shea Diamond, Nina Grae, Funkadelic

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“I have a dream..." said Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., "that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." 

Today's episode #94 remembers Martin Luther King, Jr., including some clips from his speeches, as well as a song Nina Simone performed live not too long after his tragic assassination, and other powerful tracks from black musicians in a variety of genres, from hip hop, to soul folk, to pop, including artists like Fantastic Negrito, Shea Diamond, Miss Eaves and many more. 

With Black History Month around the corner, I hope to share more along this theme so we can keep taking it deeper, to inspire ourselves through music to have the energy to fight the good fight and understand different perspectives better, and achieve MLK JR's dream as soon as we can! I am grateful for the opportunity to share this episode. I welcome suggestions for future episodes, ideas, songs, musicians, stories, and more.

For more I have shared on this theme, check out my People Power episodes (#25, #44) or last year's Black History Month episode (#58).

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