Dr. Martin Luther King

Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser Needs Your Help . . .Really. 0

Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser Needs Your Help . . .Really.

No elegant way to put this – we’ve fallen behind in our goal for this Spring Fundraiser and we need your help. Unless we get some serious turnout for contributions in the next few days, we’re going to have to cut back the amount of posts we do each day and...

Bayard Rustin Talks About Race And Civil Rights – 1969 – Past Daily Black History Month 0

Bayard Rustin Talks About Race And Civil Rights – 1969 – Past Daily Black History Month

Bayard Rustin – On Speaking Freely – March 3, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Bayard Rustin is a name synonymous with the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s, but also was an Anti-War activist, campaigner for Gay Rights and economic stability within the Black community. As...

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A Word Or Two From Fannie Lou Hamer – 1965 – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! Since we were observing and celebrating the legacy and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, I indicated in my post yesterday and Dr. King was part of a movement – many people had taken part in the struggle for Civil Rights, that it was far reaching and...

Alabama USA – Civil Rights In 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Alabama USA – Civil Rights In 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Alabama USA – May 29, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While most people are observing Martin Luther King’s Birthday, a lot of people have no idea why. Call it the deep, murky past – call it...

The Dream And The Reality – The State Of Civil Rights In America – 1987 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room 0

The Dream And The Reality – The State Of Civil Rights In America – 1987 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Newsmark – The Dream And The Realty – Martin Luther King – January 18, 1987 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Three years after it was signed into law, and a year after it was officially...

A Word Or Two From Dr. Martin Luther King – Youth And Social Action 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room:Birthday Edition 0

A Word Or Two From Dr. Martin Luther King – Youth And Social Action 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room:Birthday Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBC Radio – Massey lectures – Dr. Martin Luther King -December 1967 Today marks the 86th Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King. And although it’s an official holiday on Monday (the 19th), today (the 15th) is the...

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A Personal Appeal To Help Us Preserve History

Click on the link here for our DONATION PAGE – Indiegogo/Past Daily/Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fundraiser As you probably all know by now, we’ve been having a Fundraiser. In connection with Fractured Atlas and Indiegogo, Past Daily is in the middle of raising funds to continue our preservation and restoration...

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‘Some Of My Best Friends Are Negroes’ – July 21, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Voices In The Headlines – July 21, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection July 21st came on a Sunday in 1963, and so it was a day devoted to events leading up to the end of a tumultuous week...

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Playing The C Card – George Wallace Addresses The Alabama Legislature – March 18, 1965 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Governor George Wallace Addresses The Alabama Legislature – March 18, 1965 – ABC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On the eve of the historic Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March, Governor George Wallace went before the Alabama State legislature to...

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A Few Words From Dr. Martin Luther King – Meet The Press – 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room – Birthday Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Meet The Press – Guest: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King  – April 17, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In  honor of Dr. King’s Birthday today, I unearthed this 1960 appearance on Meet The Press, where the discussion...