Official Replay of the April 4, 2021 National Reading of Dr. King’s Speech “Beyond Vietnam: Breaking the Silence”

More info and background:

Please enjoy the replay of our national webinar where well-known advocates were joined by grassroots organizers who commemoratively read the speech. It was an inspiring program with moderated panel discussion, offering perspectives about the relevance of Dr. King’s speech to peace and justice work today.

The online live panelists and moderator following the 2021 reading are:

  • Barbara Ransby (Moderator) – Author, Historian, Professor, and Activist (Making All Black Lives Matter, Ella Baker, and the Black Freedom Movement)
  • Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson (Panelist) – Community Organizer and Co-Executive Director, Highlander Research and Education Center
  • Bill McKibben (Panelist) – Climate Action Leader (
  • Dr. Corrine Sanchez (Panelist) – Executive Director, Tewa Women United
  • Medea Benjamin (Panelist) – Political Activist and Co-Founder, Code Pink