In Honor of Dr. King…

In observance of Martin Luther King Day, WPGC 95.5 has created a series of vignettes featuring Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, a civil rights leader and former chief of staff to Dr. King. Each vignette will focus on Dr. Walker’s experiences with Dr. King.

“Remembrances of Dr. King with the Reverend Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker” is a 21-part series. Check WPGC.com daily for updates.

Day 12 – When looking back to the Civil Rights movement from today, what would Dr. King most have us remember? Click the ‘play’ button below:

Day 11 – What do you think Dr. King would have said to you at Barack Obama’s Presidential inauguration had he lived to see it? Click the ‘play’ button below:

Day 10 – Of all the speeches Dr. King gave, which do you think was his most definitive? Click the ‘play’ button below:

Day 9 – When was it that you first met Dr. King, and was there an immediate bond between you? Click the ‘play’ button below:

Day 8 – Why do you think whites, and especially Southern whites, did not see Civil Rights as a moral imperative at the time? Click the ‘play’ button below:

Day 7 – You were very young when you first became active in integrating society. What prompted you to go into a Whites Only cinema at only 9 years of age? Click the ‘play’ button below:

Day 6 – What do you remember most fondly about Dr. King? (Part 2) Click the ‘play’ button below:

Day 5 – What do you remember most fondly about Dr. King? (Part 1) Click the ‘play’ button below:

Day 4 – What key societal issues do you think Dr. King would address today? Click the ‘play’ button below:

Day 3 – You knew him as a husband, father, and family man. What would he say to the number of fatherless families today? Click the ‘play’ button below:

Day 2 – Both you and Dr. King could rightfully be called ‘Men of Destiny.’ At what point did you realize you were called for such a purpose? Click the ‘play’ button below:

Day 1 – Do you think Dr. King would be proud of how far this nation has come with Civil Rights or would he be disappointed at how far there is still to go? Click the ‘play’ button below: