Black Lives Matter and Martin Luther King, Jr.: a story of human dignity

People in Chicago demonstrate July 11, 2016 after a string of nationwide police shootings of African-Americans and the slaying of police officers in Dallas. (CNS photo/Tannen Maury, EPA) 

Our Mar. 28 guest is Nichole M. Flores, an assistant professor of religious studies at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. We discuss her recent article, “Martin Luther King Jr. and the dignity of the Black Lives Matter network.”

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