Blackout for Human Rights

Hundreds of people have gathered at Harlem’s famed Riverside Church to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at this year’s MLK Now 2018. MLK Now is organized by Blackout for Human Rights, and this year The Root has the honor of being the official media partner of the event.

Join us live via livestream below, with our guests: Oscar winner and Black Panther star Lupita Nyong’o, Grammy-winning hip-hop MC and lyricist Black Thought of the Roots and A Wrinkle in Time star Storm Reid, with comedian and author Baratunde Thurston returning this year as event MC.

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