Black Students and Burnout

January 25, 2021 | 8pm

Our marching feet have brought power to the powerless and sight to the blind. Yes, our marching feet have carved tunnels of hope through the dark mountain of despair.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Chicago Freedom Festival 1966

This clip, from 1966, shows an emotionally vulnerable Dr. King during the Chicago Campaign.  A markedly different tone than what we often remember King's words - he is voicing the exhaustion many activist report when asked about burnout.  Find out more about the Chicago Campaign.