Glenn Jordon speaks to BBC Radio Wales about Martin Luther King speech

August 28, 2013

Dr Glenn Jordon spoke to BBC Radio Wales’ Vaughan Roderick on last week’s Sunday Supplement about the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King and the US Civil Rights Movement.

Glenn Jordan, a Reader in Cultural Studies and the founding director of the Butetown History and Arts Centre, grew up in the United States at the time of the Civil Rights movements. On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, where Martin Luther King delivered his celebrated 'I have a dream’ speech, Glenn talks about his memories of the period and the continued inequalities faced by African Americans today.

You can listen to the Sunday Supplement via the BBC iPlayer for the next seven days. The conversation with Glenn Jordan begins about 22 minutes into the show.

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