The Nation at The New School (http://www.newschool.edu) - The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King's Dream. Gary Younge, a columnist for The Guardian and the Nation and the author of The Speech, chronicles the events surrounding Dr. Martin Luther King at the March on Washington that would conclude with the delivery of "I Have a Dream," America's favorite speech. Full event: http://youtu.be/Qj2yXo8tUNY
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Gary Younge, the Alfred Knobler Journalism Fellow at The Nation Institute, is the New York correspondent for the Guardian and the author of The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King's Dream (Haymarket). His previous books include Who Are We - And Should it Matter in the 21st Century? (Nation Books), Stranger in a Strange Land: Travels in the Disunited States (New Press), and No Place Like Home: A Black Briton's Journey Through the Deep South (Mississippi).
Mychal Denzel Smith
Mychal Denzel Smith is a contributing writer at The Nation, a blogger at TheNation.com, and an Alfred Knobler Fellow at The Nation Institute. He is the author of Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching, published in 2016 by Nation Books. Smith is also a freelance writer and social commentator. His work on race, politics, social justice, pop culture, hip hop, mental health, feminism, and black male identity has appeared in various publications, including The Guardian, Ebony, The Grio, The Root, The Huffington Post, and GOOD magazine.
Gary Younge is a columnist and feature writer for The Guardian who has written extensively from the United States, Southern Africa and throughout Europe as well as the UK since he joined the paper in 1994. Born and raised in Stevenage near London, he left school at 17 to teach English to refugees in Sudan before going on to study French and Russian at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh. He was awarded a bursary to study newspaper journalism for The Guardian at City University in London in 1992.
In 1996 he was seconded to the Washington Post after being awarded the Lawrence Stern Fellowship. His first book, No Place Like Home: A Black Briton's Journey Through the Deep South, was published in 1999 by Picador and was released in the United States in 2002. He was awarded newspaper journalist of the year for the Ethnic Minority Media Awards for three straight years 2002 to 2004 and in 2000 was nominated for foreign journalist of the year for his reporting from Zimbabwe.