Video: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 15th, 2010

On Monday, January 18th, America reflects on the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In an interview with Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, six prominent African American ministers remember the life and death of Dr. King and describe his influence on their lives, their ministries, and society at large. The ministers featured in this video are: Rev. James Forbes (Healing of the Nations Foundation), Prof. Cheryl Sanders (Howard University Divinity School), Rev. Otis Moss III (Trinity United Church of Christ), Rev. Lennox Yearwood (Hip Hop Caucus), Rev. Harry Jackson (Hope Christian Church) and Rev. Jeremiah Wright (Trinity United Church of Christ).

On the Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly website, managing editor Kim Lawton talks with Cheryl Sanders, professor of Christian ethics at Howard Divinity School, about how the civil rights leader’s teachings about war and nonviolence apply today.

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly airs Saturdays at 10:30am and Sundays at 6:30pm on WLIW21.