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Part One: A conversation with author Larry Tye focused on two of his books, “Rising from the Rails: Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class,” and “Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon.” These books touch on the beginning and the end of Dr. King’s life as a civil rights leader.
Part Two: Sam Fulwood III on his piece in Think Progress: “We Survived 1968. We Can Survive 2018. A Year of Trumpian Racism Compels a Look Back to Where We Were 50 Years Ago.”
Before joining Think Progress, Sam was a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, where he founded and directed the Leadership Institute, a program to assist people of color advance careers in public policy. Before that, Sam had a 30 year career in journalism.