MLK Day http://wrvo.org en Listen to a newly discovered speech by Martin Luther King Jr. http://wrvo.org/post/listen-newly-discovered-speech-martin-luther-king-jr <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7t35qDYHgc</p><p>The New York State Museum has posted an online exhibit featuring a newly discovered audio recording of a 1962 speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.</p><p>Museum officials say it's the only known recording of King's 26-minute speech commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation at the Park-Sheraton Hotel in Manhattan. In gratitude for the speech, Gov. Nelson Rockefeller donated money to help rebuild African American churches that had been burned down in Georgia.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:33:49 +0000 Associated Press & WRVO News 50155 at http://wrvo.org MLK Jr. day of service brings dozens to food and clothing drive http://wrvo.org/post/mlk-jr-day-service-brings-dozens-food-and-clothing-drive <p>Cardboard boxes lined tables and were stacked 10 feet high in the Teamsters union hall on Syracuse's north side this morning. Dozens of volunteers, from six-year-old Marielle Emmanuel to Syracuse University athletes filled them with donated clothes and food.</p><p>For the 14th year, the United Way of central New York put on a clothing and food drive in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Many spend the day remembering the civil rights leader with a day of service.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 17:04:04 +0000 Ryan Delaney 50150 at http://wrvo.org MLK Jr. day of service brings dozens to food and clothing drive