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Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 17th

Martin-Luther-King-JrTune in to hear an interview with author Lewis Baldwin on Fri. Jan 14th and an interview with April Nevels on Sun. Jan. 16 in honour of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 17th.  







Lewis_BaldwinFriday, January 14th at 8:30am Brock will be interviewing Lewis Baldwin on his new book "Never to Leave Us Alone: The Prayer Life of Martin Luther King Jr.".  About the Book: The book draws on personal prayers that King recited as a seminarian and graduate student, preacher, pastor, and then civil rights leader. Award-winning historian Lewis Baldwin explains how King turned to both private prayer and meditation for his own spiritual fulfillment. King used public prayer as a way of moving, inspiring, and reaffirming people in the context of a crusade for equal rights, social justice, and peace.







April-NevelsSunday, January 16th at 9:00pm Kathy will be interviewing April Nevels on her upcoming performance at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on Monday, January 17th.  For more information the celebration click here.  






At the White House Rose Garden on November 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill creating a federal holiday to honor King. Observed for the first time on January 20, 1986, it is called Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Following President George H. W. Bush's 1992 proclamation, the holiday is observed on the third Monday of January each year, near the time of King's birthday.  On January 17, 2000, for the first time, Martin Luther King Jr. Day was officially observed in all fifty U.S. states.

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