Capitol Pressroom

Jan. 19, 2015: Martin Luther King Day Best-of Episode

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, we bring you interviews examining modern day civil rights actions and the need for civic participation.

First, the NAACP’s Dr. Hazel Dukes and Rev. Dr. William Barber explain how we are still battling segregation and fighting for equal opportunities in public schools. Original air-date: Jan. 12, 2015

Then, UAlbany NAACP leaders Pareese Hankerson and Melanie Brumfield look at the effects of the recent Grand Jury decisions in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases. Original air-date: Dec. 12, 2014

And last but not least, Former Assemblyman Jack McEneny discusses the importance of public service and how elected officials can make lasting change. It’s all coming up on the best-of MLK edition of The Capitol Pressroom. Original air-date: Jan. 9, 2015

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