Hope & Fury: MLK, the Movement and the Media

2018

Hope & Fury: MLK, the Movement and the Media

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How Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and leaders of the civil rights movement used the power of print and visual media, especially television, to awaken America to the shame and injustice of racial inequality. Included: remarks from civil rights leaders; African-American reporters who chronicled the movement; journalists from across generations; and present-day activists who have adopted the tactics of their forebearers to shine a light on inequality in the modern era.

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  • Some fleeting segues to the Black Lives Matter movement feel obligatory and woefully incomplete -- but they don't derail this otherwise excellent program.

    Mar 25, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

    Verne Gay

    Newsday
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  • The early footage, including young Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s rise to prominence, shows how important this coverage was to news networks in the infancy of television news.

    Apr 2, 2018 | Full Review…

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