MLK

Beyond MLK: What is to be done, with Danny Glover, Nina Turner, and Eddie

April 9, 2018

During a Q&A with actor Danny Glover, Our Revolution President Nina Turner, and TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway, audience members ask about a range of issues such as COINTELPRO, progressive organizing, the Democratic Party, and ways to fight the injustice and inequality bred by capitalism and bolstered by racism

Remembering the Revolutionary Martin Luther King Jr.

April 5, 2018

Highlights from TRNN’s event honoring MLK on the 50th anniversary of his assassination, featuring his 1967 speech, “Why I am Opposed to the War in Vietnam,” and a discussion with actor Danny Glover, Our Revolution President Nina Turner, and Executive Producer Eddie Conway

Danny Glover and Eddie Conway on the 50th Anniversary of MLK Assassination

April 5, 2018

Actor and activist Danny Glover and TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway talk about how Martin Luther King Jr. worked to build a movement of inclusiveness against militarism, exploitation and racism

Nina Turner: ‘MLK Was on a Mission of Non-Violence, Even Against Segregationists

April 5, 2018

Nina Turner, president of Our Revolution, at The Real News Network on the 50th Anniversary of MLK’s assassination

MLK Documentary: ‘When Silence Becomes Betrayal’

April 4, 2018

On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the revolutionary Martin Luther King Jr., join us for a screening of a new documentary on MLK’s opposition to the Vietnam War, based on King’s April 30th, 1967 speech.

Ram Truck’s Super Bowl Ad Drives Over MLK’s Legacy

February 6, 2018

Dr. Gerald Horne discusses a controversial Super Bowl ad which used King’s famous “Drum Major” speech to sell Dodge Ram pickup trucks, which seemed exceedingly tone-deaf given King’s fierce opposition to capitalism and consumerism

The Black Freedom Struggle of the 21st Century

August 29, 2014
Rev. Heber Brown III interviews Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., president and CEO of the Hip Hop Caucus, about Ferguson and the need for new institutions built by the young generation of black activists

The Lessons to Learn from Ferguson Protests

August 14, 2014

Rev. Heber Brown III discusses the history of police brutality in the black community and how communities need to begin to police the police to hold them more accountable

Workers Say Racial Discrimination Systemic at Thurgood Marshall Airport

August 9, 2014

TRNN’s Jaisal Noor speaks with workers and advocates at BWI Airport who say the racial wage gap there is harming Baltimore’s African American community

Black History

January 16, 2014
Glen Ford: The Civil Rights Movement ended official racial discrimination in the U.S., but many of its leaders broke with grassroots organizing and direct action and instead chose to become business leaders or members of the Democratic party.

Martin Luther King Jr.

January 16, 2014
Glen Ford: The Civil Rights Movement ended official racial discrimination in the U.S., but many of its leaders broke with grassroots organizing and direct action and instead chose to become business leaders or members of the Democratic party.