Chuck D. Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Public Enemy frontman Chuck D is doing his part to ensure that hip-hop fans remember the legacy of slain civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

April 4 marks the 32nd anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King, and Chuck D's online hip-hop radio station,, is offering a one-hour program that takes a look at the legacy of King's dream "through the eyes and rhymes of the hip-hop community."

Hosted by Chuck D and featuring interviews with Ice Cube, Ice-T, KRS-One, L.L. Cool J, journalist Greg Tate, and author Nelson George, the program will be available on Rapstation through midnight Monday night. Listeners can also view archival images of King and the '60s civil rights movement. The program aired on BBC Radio in England one month ago and has not previously been available in the United States. A conversation between Chuck D and Martin Luther King III can also

be viewed on the site. On a related note, folks should also click over to where Dr. King’s "I Have A Dream" speech is available for download.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed on April 4, 1968 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.