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Prof. Luther Ivory’s Story of How MLK Speech Forever Changed His Life Reaches a National Audience

Publication Date: 8/28/2013

On this 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Dr. Luther Ivory, associate professor of religious studies at Rhodes College, discusses how the words of Dr. Martin Luther King “woke him up from an intellectual slumber” and transformed his life at the age of 15 and why King’s bold vision for America remains important.

Ivory was interviewed on the Wall Street Journal Radio Network, and his essay is published in the Christian Science Monitor.

Listen to the interview.

Read the essay.

Tags: Religious Studies, Faculty

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