MLK Programming on April 4th
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., we will be airing an all-day block of programming dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr. Programming will air Wednesday, April 4th on channel 96 (Comcast) and channel 30 (Verizon). Program schedule will repeat on April 7th and 8th. Below is the program schedule and show descriptions:
9:00 AM – Martin Luther King: A Time to Break Silence
10:30 AM – Belmont MLK Community Breakfast 2018
12:30 PM – We Have a Dream
1:00 PM – Democracy Now, 1/15/18
2:00 PM – Martin Luther King: A Time to Break Silence
3:30 PM – We Have a Dream
4:00 PM – Belmont MLK Community Breakfast 2018
6:00 PM – Democracy Now, 1/15/18
7:00 PM – Martin Luther King: A Time to Break Silence
8:30 PM – Belmont MLK Community Breakfast
10:30 PM – We Have a Dream
11:00 PM- Democracy Now, 1/15/18
- Martin Luther King: A Time to Break Silence ( Declaration Against War in Vietnam) – A public reading in observance of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historic speech delivered April 4, 1967, Riverside Church, New York City.
- Belmont Martin Luther King Community Breakfast – Belmont's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast, featuring guest speaker State Representative Byron Rushing. Also representatives from the organization Black in Belmont share their experiences as black students in a mostly Caucasian high school.
- We Have a Dream – On August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in our nation’s capital. In the spring of 2008, the community of Malden, Massachusetts have re-created that speech at Malden Access Television studio.
- Democracy Now – The airing of a newly discovered recording of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s speech in London on December 7, 1964. Dr. King addressed segregation, the fight for civil rights, his support for Nelson Mandela and the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa.
- Following each program we will also be airing short segments including Martin Luther King Jr.’s Nobel Prize Speech and Robert F. Kennedy’s Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination Speech