The Moth returns for stories of the sacred this Saturday! Hear how rituals of Judaism guide a comedian through a dark hour. Then, Reverend Al Sharpton recalls learning real forgiveness after being stabbed, and Afghan music is un-silenced!
Reverand Al Sharpton was the keynote speaker at Burlington’s Martin Luther King Day Celebration Sunday. It was the first trip to Vermont for the sometimes controversial civil rights leader. The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center hosted the event. Martin Luther King awards were given to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Evelyn and Modisane Kwanza of Alpha Baptist Church.