Malcolm, Martin and Medgar: A Reunion
WNYC's Annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Join WNYC’s Brian Lehrer and journalist Farai Chidaya for an afternoon of discussion and staged readings inspired by A. Peter Bailey's play, "Malcolm, Martin and Medgar," an imagined reunion of the slain civil rights icons.
- A. Peter Bailey, playwright, journalist and activist; author of "Malcolm, Martin, Medgar."
- Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library.
- Dr. Peniel Joseph, Professor of History at Tufts University; author of Dark Days, Bright Nights: From Black Power to Barack Obama.
- Dr. Brenda M. Greene, Professor of English and Executive Director of the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York
- Dr. Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson, of the German Historical Institute, author of Dreams and Nightmares: Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and the Struggle for Black Equality in America.
J. Bernard Calloway (Martin), Jamie Hector (Malcolm), Charlie Hudson III (Medgar) and Marcelle Lashley (Vocalist)
Sponsored in part by Brooklyn Community Foundation