Calinda Lee

Atlanta History Center

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Executive historian at the Atlanta History Center

Calinda Lee on KCRW

The push to make Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a national celebration began almost immediately after Dr. King’s assassination in April 1968.

The long fight to establish MLK Day, and what it means for today's activists

The push to make Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a national celebration began almost immediately after Dr. King’s assassination in April 1968.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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On this holiday, we share two of our favorite episodes from KCRW’s music documentary podcast Lost Notes.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The challenge of climate change can seem overwhelming--especially with the Trump administration dropping the ball. But cities have opportunities to make change.

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The shocking killing of a 32-year-old non-verbal autistic man by an off-duty LAPD officer at a Costco has parents of young autistic men wondering what it will take to keep their kids…

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There are a lot of ideas in Sacramento for addressing California's housing crisis, but state lawmakers may lack the necessary experience to make informed decisions.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Immigrant rights advocates and groups nationwide are preparing for this weekend, when a major ICE operation is supposed to take place.

from Greater LA

Jackie Lacey has been the District Attorney of Los Angeles County for six years. She will seek re-election next year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Chief Justice John Roberts joined the four liberal justices in handing a big blow to the Trump administration today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Grocery workers from Albertsons, Vons, Ralphs, and Pavilions have voted to authorize a strike that could happen as soon as this weekend.

from Greater LA

Following the 4th of July, we’re sharing two of our favorite episodes from KCRW’s music documentary podcast Lost Notes.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand