Black Issues Forum

Biden Backs Voting Rights, Not Celebrating MLK & Maya's Coin

Season 36 Episode 14 | 26m 46s

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President Biden stands in the "cradle of civil rights" to urge passage of voting rights legislation, but will the symbolism of the moment compare to the impact? The King family clarifies their stance on not celebrating the upcoming MLK holiday, and the Maya Angelou quarter meets varied responses. Attorney Jessica Holmes, Political Analyst Steve Rao and Professor La'Meshia Whittington comment.

Aired: 01/14/22 | Rating: NR

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