WOSU News Archives For: January 18, 2010

MLK-OBAMA

12:00AM
January
18, 2010

Visitors at the King Arts Complex remembered the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in honor of the King holiday. They had varied opinions about how President Obama is carrying out King’s legacy.

Local Tuskegee Airman Remembers Segregated America

12:00AM
January
18, 2010

Columbus resident and Georgia native Robert Peeples is a living legend. He was selected to serve with the Tuskegee Airmen in 1947 when the U.S. military was still segregated. This morning, Peeples will speak at a Martin Luther King Junior breakfast in Westerville. WOSU earlier spoke with Mr. Peeples about the message he’ll share and what he thinks about the future for this generation’s African-Americans. Click on the play button to hear the interview.

Annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Tribute at Columbus’ Veterans Memorial

12:00AM
January
18, 2010

“Celebrate the Legacy: A Voice in The Crowd” is the name for this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr., observance at Veterans Memorial in Columbus.