This week on Under the Radar:
On this 39th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a look at the legacy and the future of the ongoing struggle for Black civil rights by the young people who’ve put it all on the line to lead it.
Curtis Bunn, co-author of “Say Their Names: How Black Lives Came to Matter in America." Bunn is an award-winning journalist at NBC NEWS BLK and the bestselling author of 10 novels centering on Black life in America.
Patrice Gaines, co-author of “Say Their Names: How Black Lives Came to Matter in America." Gaines is a former Washington Post reporter and Pulitzer Prize finalist, and the author of a memoir.
V.P. Franklin, author of “The Young Crusaders: The Untold Story of the Children and Teenagers Who Galvanized the Civil Rights Movement.” He is distinguished professor emeritus of history and education at the University of California, Riverside.