Today January 19th is Martin Luther King, JR-day and MTV is having a 12 hour black and white broadcasting. The programming move is meant to promote #TheTalk initiative, encouraging viewers to discuss race with their friends and family. Interesting initiative from the classic music video channel. And of course a good thing if it can make people understand the stupidity of racism. Read about it on:
MTV Marks MLK Day by Airing in Black and White
In 1984 U2 made a song about Martin Luther King, JR. The video was made in black and white but probably not to symbolize racial issues. Actually, the video isn’t at all about Martin Luther King, JR.