Join us on 88.1 WVPE on the evening of MLK Day at 9pm for 'MLK and The Fierce Urgency of Now' from "The Takeaway." Co-hosted by Tanzina Vega of "The Takeaway," Jami Floyd of WNYC, and Brian Lehrer of WNYC, this hour unpacks the implications of the election through the prisms of civil rights and modern-day social justice.
Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and creator of The New York Times’ 1619 Project
Congressman James E. Clyburn, Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina
Reverend Dr. William Barber, II, President of Repairers of the Breach and Co-Chair of The Poor People’s Campaign
Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Jr., Civil Rights activist and Co-Founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
Letitia James, Attorney General for the State of New York
Dr. Uche Blackstock, Yahoo! News Medical Contributor and Founder & CEO of Advancing Health Equity
Dr. Jeff Gardere, Associate Professor of Behavioral Medicine at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
Queen Afua, Five-time best-selling author and CEO of the Queen Afua Wellness Center
Leslé Honoré, Blaxican artist and activist, who will read from her book of poems "Fist & Fire"