Monday, December 1, 2014

[VIDEO] St. Louis Flash Mob Honoring Martin Luther King Featured in PBS Documentary

Posted By on Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 6:00 AM

click to enlarge TONY BARSANTI
  • Tony Barsanti

The unrest in Ferguson brought the PBS documentary crew behind Dance the Dream, a world-wide tribute series and flash mob in respect of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to St. Louis last month.

Executive producer Richard Karz -- who is producing the documentary in partnership with the United Nations , UNESCO and YouTube -- said the dance performances in St. Louis culminate the year-long reflection on King's "I Have A Dream" speech and on the search for global racial solidarity.

PBS Documentary Dance the Dream Visits St. Louis from Voice Media Group on Vimeo.

"Certainly events in Ferguson helped to expose festering tensions and conflicts, so it seemed like a perfect opportunity to culminate this series of music and dance tributes in order to help to crystallize how much things haven't and have changed since the 'I Have A Dream' speech in 1963," said Karz.

Here's the video of the entire performance:

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