HearSay Programming January 18-20


Martin Luther King Day (HearSay Will Be Off)

Monday, January 18, 2021

Instead of HearSay, The Apollo Theater and WNYC Announce the 15th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration - MLK and The Fierce Urgency of Now!

Today's Guests:

Congressman James E. Clyburn, Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina

Reverend Dr. William Barber, II, President of Repairers of the Breach and Co-Chair of The Poor People’s Campaign

Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Jr., Civil Rights activist and Co-Founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and creator of The New York Times’ 1619 Project

Letitia James, Attorney General for the State of New York

Dr. Uche Blackstock, Yahoo! News Medical Contributor and Founder & CEO of Advancing Health Equity

Dr. Jeff Gardere, Associate Professor of Behavioral Medicine at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Queen Afua, Five-time best-selling author and CEO of the Queen Afua Wellness Center

Leslé Honoré, Blaxican artist and activist, who will read from her book of poems Fist & Fire


Vaccine Rollout / Insurrection / Politics In Virginia

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Cathy Lewis will break down the current vaccine rollout policies in Virginia. Then, the Commonwealth's Attorney from Portsmouth will help us understand the mechanics of charging insurrectionists the violence at the Capitol. Finally, Denver Riggleman joins the program to talk about extremism, misinformation, politics in Virginia and the direction of the GOP.

Today's Guests:
Nancy Welch - Director, Chesapeake Health District
Stephanie Morales - Portsmouth Commonwealth's Attorney
Denver Riggleman - Former US Congressman from VA-05


Inauguration (HearSay Will Be Off)

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Instead of HearSay, President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris will be sworn into office in an inauguration ceremony at the West Front of the Capitol in Washington DC.