Martin Luther King Jr.

Britta Greene / NHPR

Speaking at a Martin Luther King Jr. event in Manchester, Governor Chris Sununu urged New Hampshire residents to add their voice to community forums in the coming months.


He pointed to his administration’s new council on diversity and inclusion, as well as a new Civil Rights Unit established within the Attorney General’s Office.



Martin Luther King Jr. Day '17

Jan 16, 2017
Ted Bell /

Think Civil Rights era, and the Jim Crow south probably comes to mind: Selma, Birmingham.  How about Brooklyn and Boston, where battles over school desegregation also raged? On today’s show,  a history of progress and regression in a region that considered itself blind to race.

Then, facial recognition software is now everywhere - in airports, stores, on our gadgets and on social media. The goal is security and public safety, but there are drawbacks to our growing dependency on biometrics:  not all faces are recognized equally.

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Unknown Legend/ Caitlin Canty/ Reckless Skyline/ Caitlin Canty

One By One/ Terry Kitchen/ The Post American Century/ Urban Campfire

Fine Times At Our House/ Jesse Milnes and Emily Miller/ Deep End Sessions/ Deep End Sessions

Flash Flood/ Vicky Harris/ August in December/ Locust Street Music

Fortunes/ Harpeth Rising/ Shifted/ Grimm Rising

Keep Your Lamps Trimmed And Burning/ Kim & Reggie Harris/ Get On Board! Underground Railriad & Civil Rights Freedom Songs, Volume 2/ Appleseed