While celebrations across the country may have a different look amid the pandemic, observances honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. still give us, as a nation, an opportunity to pay tribute to his enduring legacy. The niece of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and also the Director of Civil Rights for the Unborn for Priests for Life, Alveda King, joins to discuss what comes to her mind when she thinks about her uncle and his place in history. Faith played such a fundamental role, King explains its influence, especially in her uncle’s calls for mutual respect for one another. In his honor, many Americans celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s holiday by performing acts of service. Alveda King shares how important that is in creating a positive change. She also tells us what she would like Americans to think about as they reflect on her uncle and his legacy.
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