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Current Sports | January 15, 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. and President Lyndon Johnson
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - I Have A Dream Speech; Jarrett Bell; NFL Playoffs Divisional Games; Kenya Abbott, Jr.;

On this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, "Current Sports with Al Martin" opens with the famous "I Have A Dream," Speech. Al and guest Jarrett Bell, NFL columnist for USA Today, recaps the crazy weekend of NFL Divisional Round games, including the Minnesota Vikings last-second win over the New Orleans Saints. Bell shares his thoughts, after covering the Philadelphia Eagles' win over the Atlanta Falcons. Al's next guest is Kenya Abbott, Jr. Abbott is a Michigan State graduate, as well as the host of PolitiKen, which is an audience-driven, web-based show with focus on social dialogue. Abbott tracks her journey of social activism, dating back to her time at MSU in which she was directly involved in many student body movements aimed at improving race relations on campus. A fitting interview on this MLK Day! 

Episode 1095

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