The pastor and activist—widely known for his arrest during Ferguson protests—calls for resistance over blues- and gospel-derived tracks on “In Times Like These.” Listen to the full album here ahead of its May 5 release.
April 4 is significant for two reasons: On April 4, 1967 we see the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King making his first antiwar speech, “Beyond Vietnam.” On April 4, 1968, King is assassinated. We talked to veteran activist and King scholar Rev. Osagyefo Sekou about what that speech means today. and why King’s legacy cannot be reduced to “I Have a Dream.”