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In Hollywood, MLK Delivered A Lesser-Known Speech That Resonates Today

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. visited Los Angeles and spoke to a standing room-only crowd at Temple Israel. The synagogue honors his legacy by replaying the speech once a year.

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Heavy Rotation

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

February's sampler includes new music from Courtney Barnett, MDNGHT, Matthew E. White and more.

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The Salt

Do Your Veggies Depend On Workers Who Lack Legal Rights?

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers worry that if those workers gain legal status, they will leave agriculture. But some workers say they would stay.

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