Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Concept of Black Power


Martin Luther King, Jr. appeared on Insight, a WDAF news program hosted by Walt Bodine (left) and Bill Griffith (right), shortly after he penned his “Letter from Birmingham Jail” in 1963. Photo Courtesy: The Walt Bodine Collection at LaBudde Special Collections. Photographer unknown.


Walt Bodine paid tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. on WHB Radio’s Night Beat, shortly after the civil rights leader’s tragic death in 1968. The following clip illustrates King’s interpretation of the concept of Black Power.
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