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Monday, January 18: Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! In the first of five nights honoring Dr. King’s legacy, RadioACTive presents a YouthCity special report and a conversation about human rights with SLC Mayor Erin Mendenhall.
Tuesday, January 19: The Uncomfortable Truth’s Civil Rights Movement Series, featuring Joan Trumpauer Mulholland. Her Freedom Rider mugshot has been called one of the most iconic in American history. By the time she was 23 years old, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland participated in over 50 sit-ins and demonstrations including the Freedom Rides, the Jackson Woolworth’s Sit-in, the March on Washington, the Meredith March and the Selma to Montgomery March. Her path has crossed with some of the biggest names in the Civil Rights Movement: Martin Luther King, Medgar Evers, Fannie Lou Hamer, John Lewis, Diane Nash and Julian Bond to name a few.
Wednesday, January 20: The Uncomfortable Truth’s Civil Rights Movement Series, featuring Charles Person. He wanted to be a Freedom Rider but there was only one problem. He was too young and would need his mother's permission.
Thursday, January 21: The Uncomfortable Truth’s Civil Rights Movement Series, featuring Ruby Bridges. She thought she was going to college. She thought the raging crowds was part of Mardi Gras. She had no idea how her life would be a force for change and good in the world.
Friday, January 22: The Uncomfortable Truth’s Civil Rights Movement Series, featuring Joanne Blackmon Bland and Charles Dennis. Only 11 years old on Bloody Sunday, JoAnne faced the charging horses and the swinging batons of the state troopers. Freedom Rider, Dave Dennis, never thought about getting involved in the Civil Rights Movement but he did want a date with a pretty young lady.