Dr Martin Luther King Jr http://tristatesradio.com en Working Together to Support Civil Rights http://tristatesradio.com/post/working-together-support-civil-rights <p>Republicans joined Democrats to pass the American Civil Rights Act of 1964 in an act of bi-partisanship that’s rare today. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:23:34 +0000 Rich Egger 51845 at http://tristatesradio.com Working Together to Support Civil Rights History and Its Changing View of the March http://tristatesradio.com/post/history-and-its-changing-view-march <p>The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom – capped off by Dr Martin Luther King, Jr’s stirring “I Have A Dream” speech – is regarded today as a key moment in the American Civil Rights movement. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 23:14:53 +0000 Rich Egger 39770 at http://tristatesradio.com History and Its Changing View of the March President Obama Honors Macomb Native http://tristatesradio.com/post/president-obama-honors-macomb-native <p>The Presidential Medal of Freedom is being awarded to Dr. C.T. Vivian, who grew up in Macomb. Fri, 09 Aug 2013 17:47:56 +0000 Rich Egger 38716 at http://tristatesradio.com President Obama Honors Macomb Native Emphasis - May 18 http://tristatesradio.com/post/emphasis-may-18 <p>Rich Egger&#39;s guest is Civil Rights leader C.T. Vivian, who grew up in Macomb. Dr Vivian was back in town to speak at the Dealing With Difference Institute at Western Illinois University.<br /><br />Vivian was a close friend of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. and worked alongside him during the American Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and &#39;60s. He said the world does not change unless people get involved.<br /> Fri, 18 May 2012 15:50:17 +0000 Rich Egger 15334 at http://tristatesradio.com Emphasis - May 18