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We are a slightly mad, always fun podcast bringing you all the History you love and a lot that you didn‘t know you‘d love until you heard it here!

Recommended by BBC Radio, and presented by acclaimed historian Alexandra Churchill, with Matt Bone and Zack White.

July 31, 2020

#177 History Hack’s African American History Week: Martin Luther King

Just days after John Lewis's casket crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge for the final time, Historian, entrepreneur and Selma native Mark Peterson joins us to talk about Dr. King. We discuss his life, and more specifically the impact of the protest of 1965 carried out by King, Lewis and their compatriots on Mark's hometown, what this meant for Mark's own upbringing, and what America lost with Dr. King's untimely death. The answer is: a giant. 

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