MLK Blvd, Liz McAlister And Nonviolent Resistance, "Other Desert Cities" Review, Coretta Scott King
Today we remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We take a look at the six-lane boulevard named after him that loops around downtown Baltimore. Does it reflect the values Dr. King represented? We discuss it with two transportation experts.
Then, we talk with long-time activist and co-founder of the Jonah House community, Elizabeth McAlister, about her decades of activism using nonviolence and peaceful resistance.
Plus, theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "Other Desert Cities" now up at the Fells Point Corner Theatre.
And, a year after Dr. King’s death, his widow, Coretta Scott King, visited Baltimore to support the 1199 SEIU health workers union, which was organizing for higher wages at Johns Hopkins Hospital. We hear from two union members who recall that day.